"Name" key value in desk. entry spec collides with file names, could misguide users?

Waldo Bastian bastian at kde.org
Tue Mar 15 16:14:51 EET 2005

On Tuesday 15 March 2005 14:31, Diego Calleja wrote:
> Because it fails at several levels. To start with, you can't put a
> misleading icon that can misguide to even some clueful users
> That script will not work because the MUA you're using will (or should) not
> set the +x bit in the permissions field, and doublecliking it won't work.
> That's the failure with .desktop files: We CAN'T stop them being
> executable. They're executable by themselves as long as they have a exec
> key in them.

Do you think it would help to require +x bits on .desktop files?

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