menu editing with multiple menu editors

Waldo Bastian bastian at
Mon Feb 28 19:34:47 EET 2005

On Monday 28 February 2005 17:30, Christian Neumair wrote:
> This sounds very reasonable. I'd be in favor of a more neutral name,
> actually. Note that there is another barrier as well: For some reason, 
> KDE calls its application menu "KDE", GNOME calls its application menu
> "Applications". Because there is can be one root node per file, and the
> <Name> tags diverge, this will most probably lead to conflicts. Any
> ideas how this could be resolved?

I have changed it to "Applications" now. We don't actually use it for anything 
as far as I know.

> Thanks for clarifying some of the interoperability issues!
> Maybe we should even ship a pkg-config'ed xdg tarball for a default
> application menu that only contains bits which can be shared among
> desktop environments, including menu desktop file translations.

Yes, I think that would be a good idea, some work may be needed to get the 
translation teams from both sides synced up though.

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