[desktop entry spec] new FullName key
fpeters at gnome.org
Mon Aug 17 07:28:39 PDT 2009
David Faure wrote:
> > > On Wednesday 12 August 2009, Francois Gouget wrote:
> > > > What about changing it to something like:
> > > >
> > > > Name: Display name of the desktop file. For Type=Application desktop
> > > > files it should contain the name of the application. For example
> > > > "Mozilla Browser".
> I agree with everything else from your email, just not with the above proposal,
> i.e. changing the meaning of the "Name" key. Did you really mean "Name"
> above, and not FullName or DisplayName?
That's perfect as the part you quoted above was not written by me :)
> > Stopping the duplication nonsense and following the spec is exactly
> > how I see the new key proposal.
> Makes sense to me. But we seem to disagree on the actual means to do that?
> I suggest to leave Name / GenericName as specified, and to add a new key
> for the full one-line description, while you (unless I misunderstand) suggest to
> redefine Name as the full one-line description? How does that allow a two-line
> implementation to find what it needs?
There is no redefinition of Name, and GNOME desktop files are fixed to
match the existing definition.
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