RFC: Autostart spec, first draft

Mike Hearn m.hearn at signal.QinetiQ.com
Mon Jul 11 11:10:41 EEST 2005

> One reason that +x was required was that .desktop files can have any
> icon (eg a "html document") but then can be "executed" 

I'm aware of that. I wonder what happened to my suggestion that .desktop 
files with Exec lines can't have icons under the mimetypes category? 
Wouldn't that solve the problem in a more direct way, with a much more 
minimal loss of backwards compatibility?

thanks -mike

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