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

Diego Calleja diegocg at teleline.es
Sun Mar 20 23:38:51 EET 2005

El Sun, 20 Mar 2005 21:08:04 +0000,
Mike Hearn <mike at navi.cx> escribió:

> An alternative is to provide a warning for .desktop files without the
> +x bit but still allow the "launch" to proceed. The warning could offer
> to set the +x for the user so it does not appear again. Maybe:
> "This icon has not been marked as a program launcher but it will run:
>      blah blah blah blah
>  If you think you are opening a document, this may be a malicious
>  icon so click Cancel. Otherwise click Run."

Sounds nice - nautilus already does this in some way, if you try to double-click a shell script
it will tell you that it's "executable text" and will ask if you want to see it or execute it (it won't
tell you that it may be dangerous though)

(I agree that Waldo's idea would be much nicer :)

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