Extending the Desktop Entry spec for static app actions
vuntz at gnome.org
Thu Dec 1 00:12:26 PST 2011
Le mercredi 30 novembre 2011, à 17:36 +0100, David Faure a écrit :
> On Thursday 24 November 2011 22:27:23 Jannis Pohlmann wrote:
> > On Thu, 24 Nov 2011 23:03:08 +0100
> > Giovanni Campagna <scampa.giovanni at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Il giorno gio, 24/11/2011 alle 17.56 +0000, Jannis Pohlmann ha
> > >
> > > scritto:
> > > > On Thu, 24 Nov 2011 17:43:17 +0000
> > > >
> > > > Peter Brett <peter at peter-b.co.uk> wrote:
> > > >> [...]
> > > >>
> > > > > It would be nice to avoid a repeat of the controversy that
> > > > > happened earlier this year w.r.t. libappindicator/StatusNotifier
> > > > > and GNOME, and I think the best way to avoid that would be for
> > > > > the GNOME and KDE and Unity (and XFCE etc.) folks to collaborate
> > > > > and present a proposal *together*.
> > > >
> > > > I haven't managed to read the previous mails properly yet but let me
> > > > throw in here that Xfce has repeatedly complained about Desktop
> > > > Actions being deprecated (for no particularly convincing reasons
> > > > AFAIR) because we found them to be very useful.
> > >
> > > What specification are you referring to?
> > http://standards.freedesktop.org/desktop-entry-spec/desktop-entry-spec-0.9.5
> > .html#mime-types
> > This section is no longer present in recent versions of the desktop
> > entry spec.
> Yep, and I agree with you, it makes no sense. Both KDE and XFCE use it, at
> My (controversial) explanation is that gnome doesn't use that, or stopped
> using that, so they removed it from the spec.
Heh, that's not what happened: when Waldo pushed for the 1.0 version of
the spec, it was decided to drop this part of the spec because it was
I'm all for adding it back if there's a need, and if it's well
Les gens heureux ne sont pas pressés.
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