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

Diego Calleja diegocg at teleline.es
Sun Mar 20 23:28:17 EET 2005

El Sun, 20 Mar 2005 14:20:30 -0500,
Jeffrey Vaughan <vaughan2 at seas.upenn.edu> escribió:

> I often use the following work pattern:
> 1) Download 15ish academic papers with file names like: popl2003acm.pdf 
> or df3324r.pdf.
> 2) For each file in my firefox download directory that looks like a pdf 
> in the gui, double click on the paper.
> 3) Rename or delete the paper as appropriate.

PDFs are completely different, they are "data". A desktop file is not just "data", it is data
which happens to run the commands you put in the Exec field. Doubleclicking it won't
harm you (unless there's a bug in the PDF reader)

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