Desktop Specification 0.9.4

George jirka at
Tue Jul 15 02:59:28 EEST 2003

On Sat, Jul 12, 2003 at 03:05:56PM +0200, Heinrich Wendel wrote:
> On Wednesday 09 July 2003 18:21, George wrote:
> > I like the DontShowIn idea, and it's pretty simple to implement too.  I can
> > see other uses for this then just the terminal.  For example, suppose there
> > is an app, that is replaced by some funky desktop functionality in desktop
> > XXX, then using DontShowIn=XXX would make the XXX menus seem sane.
> So how would you handle the case where both dontshowin and onlyshowin are 
> given? should that be forbidden?

It really does make no sense to include both (since no wildcards are
allowed), so yeah I would just explicitly forbid both to appear.

George <jirka at>
   If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
                       -- Albert Einstein

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