Menu-Spec and nested AppDirs

Heinrich Wendel h_wendel at
Thu May 26 18:58:36 EEST 2005

On Thursday 26 May 2005 13:14, Waldo Bastian wrote:
> On Wednesday 25 May 2005 17:30, Mark McLoughlin wrote:
> That's an interesting approach, I'm not totally convinced about it yet, but
> if we want to recommend that then we should standardize on a common prefix
> instead of "pyxdg-". It would be silly if every menu-editor started to add
> different prefixes... you would end up with things like
> pyxdg-kmenuedit-pyxdg-vim.desktop after a while.
> So to address that I propose a "xdg-changed-" prefix together with a
> $XDG_CONFIG_HOME/menus/applications-changed directory, referenced relative
> to the file as <AppDir>applications-changed</AppDir>

Btw. what about desktop-directories? The same should apply to them.

> Cheers,
> Waldo
mfg, heinrich

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