locale specific for .desktop

Takao Fujiwara - Tokyo S/W Center Takao.Fujiwara at Sun.COM
Mon Oct 22 01:57:16 PDT 2007

Patryk Zawadzki wrote:
> 2007/10/22, Takao Fujiwara - Tokyo S/W Center <Takao.Fujiwara at sun.com>:
>>Even if you want a map application for all regions, the application works on one region and one locale only. It's a problem the limited application is shown on other locales by defalt.
>>It assures the application works on desktop on a locale but don't support the application is launched on other locales. technically users can modify .desktop but actual modifications are done under a support.
>>I think showing a desktop item causes several senses; visibility, introduction of the major applications, desktop theme. If one locale wants to show a desktop to add the application into the major applications, the case would not be a simple integration for other locales.
> Dear lazyweb, my dog is two meters high and really likes me. The
> problem is it devours anyone speaking Japanese and decapitates native
> Russians. How do I hide those from my dog?

Do you mean the application breaks other applications?
If so, it does not applied to this case.

> You see, your problem is not the desktop spec, it's a broken
> application. If it only works for a certain locale then you need
> better software engineers, not a new standard :)

No, no, we know the application works on a locale but not others and we cannot simply say it's a broken application...

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