Support for localized Exec entries, please
adys.wh at gmail.com
Fri Apr 20 07:18:30 PDT 2012
On Fri, Apr 20, 2012 at 3:07 PM, Ronny Standtke <ronny.standtke at gmx.net>wrote:
> Offtopic: why force your users to use firefox? Isn't there a better
>> 'Type'? Why not use xdg-open?
> Because in this example we *really* wanted to have firefox (it was the
> only browser where the GeoGebra Java applets were working just fine).
> Another solution: use forward on the site depending on the browser
> We have no administrative access to every web server out there and in some
> situations we use the localized entries to point to different HTML files on
> the local file system, depending on the user's locale.
> Besides all the other suggestions for workarounds and given that it
> already works in KDE... is there any argument *against* localized Exec or
> URL entries?
> Best regards
> xdg mailing list
> xdg at lists.freedesktop.org
The main argument against localized exec is that it doesn't really make
sense. Exec commands are not meant to be translated. Can't you use $LANG
directly in the exec line anyway?
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