Desktop Entry Specification

David Faure dfaure at
Sat May 21 02:02:34 EEST 2005

On Friday 20 May 2005 22:26, Waldo Bastian wrote:
> And then a file that only provides translations like:
> [Desktop Entry]
> Encoding=UTF-8
> Name=German foo

I don't even dare imagining the listing in share/applications/kde ...
There are 230 files in my installation, with up to 68 languages in some, 
so this would become a directory with 15640 files?? Ouch.

David Faure, faure at, sponsored by Trolltech to work on KDE,
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