Adding "Actions" to desktop-entry files
ernstp at gmail.com
Sat Oct 20 14:23:29 PDT 2007
That looks like a different thing though.
I guess that would be used for: if you right click on a file with a
mime type that's supported by the .desktop file you can choose between
What I'm proposing is more: what programs should be available for
setting as default for different actions. So we can make programs like
Having good terminology is one part of the problem...
2007/10/20, Christian Hammond <chipx86 at chipx86.com>:
> Actions used to be part of the desktop entry spec, but I guess nobody really
> made use of them and they were removed. I had a patch to add Action support
> in GNOME at one point but they felt they would just make things more
> complicated. I still think there's some benefit to including them if we can
> find compelling use cases.
> On 10/20/07, Ernst Persson <ernstp at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I've got this idea that I've been thinking about for a long time.
> > I'm a Gnome user and I'm very annoyed by the unfriendly/inflexible
> > system provided by the gnome default applications and gnome volume
> > manager settings panels.
> > So I though I'd get it written down on the freedesktop wiki:
> > What do you think?
> > BR
> > /Ernst Persson
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