Current desktop detection / app access ...

Mike Hearn mike at
Tue May 11 13:10:19 EEST 2004

On Mon, 10 May 2004 16:08:24 +0100, Mark McLoughlin wrote:
> 	I'm uneasy because I think if we provide some straightforward mechanism
> to detect which desktop you're running under, people will tend towards
> just doing the quick hack.

Well, we have ugly real world hacks today vs potential (easy-fix) hacks
tomorrow ... nobody likes this sort of thing but the whole GTK+ vs Qt
theming mess is just ugly anyway, at least this lets us tame things (I'd
find such a probe useful too).

thanks -mike

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