Namespace for generic desktop libraries
julien at danjou.info
Thu May 7 23:16:55 PDT 2009
At 1241733940 time_t, Jannis Pohlmann wrote:
> What prefix would you suggest? I suppose that "xdg" (with GObject
> classes like XdgMenu and Vala/C#/C++ classes like XDG.Menu or Xdg.Menu)
> only makes sense if it's widely accepted/used. Or should I just use
> it, hoping the library will gain popularity soon? How do you handle this
> in your libraries (those that are not tied to any particular desktop
> environment)? How about a new namespace for widely used desktop
> libraries that are not necessarily XDG reference implementations?
> A lot of questions, I know. I'd be happy to get some feedback on this.
> Worst case scenario is that I have to come up with a entirely fresh
> name for it.
FWIW, there's already a libxdg-basedir, implementing the basedir spec:
So you would not be the first.
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