Menu spec: .desktop filename encoding issue

Travis Watkins alleykat at
Wed Jul 20 23:14:34 EEST 2005

On 7/20/05, Daniel Veillard <veillard at> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 20, 2005 at 02:28:07PM -0500, Travis Watkins wrote:
>   I'm suggesting to be inflexible when parsing the description file
> (thought the localization of the name may just make that irrealistic
> with current practice), but as Fred pointed out the problem is somewhere
> else (Unix legacy, sigh ...)

Ok, so should we completely ignore files with names we can't parse or
should we just ignore the bits of the name we can't parse? I can see
files with names in asian languages being a problem if we choose to
ignore the bits we can't parse.

Travis Watkins

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