locale specific for .desktop
Takao Fujiwara - Tokyo S/W Center
Takao.Fujiwara at Sun.COM
Thu Oct 11 00:36:35 PDT 2007
Probably I also agree with you, the full path is always saved as UTF-8 in .desktop even though the acual file path has the different encodings.
Several applications, e.g. firefox, gedit, expects the simple encoding in auto detections.
Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> Le Mer 10 octobre 2007 10:34, Takao Fujiwara - Tokyo S/W Center a écrit :
>>Probably this is a seeked discussion by me. Sould we always put UTF-8
>>full path or can we put the raw encoded full path without any
>>warranties in Desktop Entry specification?
> Current spec is UTF-8
> My personal opinion is raw encoded full path buys you nothing,
> complexifies .desktops and only moves the problem another level (now
> you've allowed paths you can't decode in .desktops, how do you handle
> nautilus file browsing? What happens when the user changes filesystem
> backend? etc)
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