Yet another monthly platform email
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Tue Apr 12 05:47:50 EEST 2005
On Tuesday 05 April 2005 04:06, Daniel Stone wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 04, 2005 at 05:24:19PM -0400, Adam Jackson wrote:
> > On Wednesday 16 March 2005 13:23, Chris Lee wrote:
> > > I'd be willing to suggest that for the first release of the platform,
> > > we don't even include any software at all and just go with the
> > > standards/specs that everyone's using.
> > >
> > > For inclusion, specs I'd suggest:
> > > desktop-file
> > > basedir
> > > menu
> > > mime
> > > <snip>
> > This sounds sane to me. With that in mind, are there any issues people
> > have with these specs as they currently stand? I'm thinking here only of
> > cases where the spec is ambiguous, and either some existing current
> > practice should either be codified, or else explicitly mark that case as
> > undefined. In particular I'm not suggesting major additions.
> Personally, I'd suggest 'speak now or forever shut the fuck up' and set
> a hard release date of about a week from now if there are no objections?
> But then again, I'm hardly the expert on timely releases ...
Slack, and ye shall receive. Behold ye the Freedesktop Platform Specs 1.0:
Which includes current versions of desktop-entry, basedir, shared-mime-info,
menu, and wm (which was so obvious we forgot to talk about it).
Note the clever naming to allow for a Code 1.0 release in the future.
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