[desktop entry spec] new FullName key
faure at kde.org
Tue Aug 18 05:20:58 PDT 2009
On Monday 17 August 2009, Frederic Peters wrote:
> 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 :)
My bad - I knew that, but I thought you were defending that proposal :-)
Perfect, then, indeed.
> > > 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.
David Faure, faure at kde.org, sponsored by Qt Software @ Nokia to work on KDE,
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