menu-spec: Excluded items are Unllocated

Waldo Bastian bastian at
Fri Feb 18 19:45:33 EET 2005

On Friday 18 February 2005 17:09, Mark McLoughlin wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-02-03 at 22:48 +0100, Waldo Bastian wrote:
> > Ok, I have adjusted the KDE menu to take this change into account but I
> > am still left with a failed regression test "m".
> >
> > The problem is basically that KDE considers menu entries that are
> > allocated to a menu that is hidden as allocated, while the test case
> > doesn't consider them to be allocated.
> >
> > So the test-case puts kwrite, kedit and kate in the "Other" menu, while
> > KDE puts them in the "Hidden" menu.
> >
> > I don't think that hiding a menu should influence the allocation.
> 	Okay, I agree and it seems that's what the GNOME implementation is
> doing anyway.
> 	One problem though - your results show the "Hidden" menu, but it
> shouldn't be displayed at all because the .directory file has
> NoDisplay=true. I think that was the real purpose behind the "m" test
> case.

Yes, I agree.

> > The next question is, how should the result look like when the menu was
> > <Deleted/> instead of hidden. I have added testcase "n" for that for now.
> > I think that also in this case kwrite, kedit and kate should not appear
> > in the "Other" menu.
> 	Yep, so the output from both "m" and "n" should be:
>  Other/ freecell.desktop       
> /tmp/menutestdir/xdg_data_dir/applications/freecell.desktop
> 	I just went ahead and committed ...

Great, thanks.

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