[New] Desktop Preferred Applications Specification

PCMan pcman.tw at gmail.com
Sat Jun 6 22:52:14 PDT 2009

Hi list,
To solve the issue that every desktop environment has its own way to
specify default web browser and terminal emulator, I wrote a new spec
to create a cross-desktop mechanism for this. This spec works by
extending existing XDG specs and only requires minimal changes to
existing systems without breaking backward compatibility. Besides, it
can work in an desktop independent way, and can work with existing xdg
tools like desktop-utils.

Here is the full specification.

This spec is going to be implemented by LXDE later.

Please give some comments.

Thank you all.

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