Moving towards version 1.0 of desktop entry spec

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Sat Apr 22 12:38:21 EEST 2006

Vincent Untz wrote:
> + move all of the "Legacy-Mixed encoding"-related stuff in appendix D
>   and move it from "MUST be supported" to "MAY be supported". The glib
>   API to parse .desktop-like files does not support this, and I don't
>   think it's planned. This would also imply deprecating the Encoding
>   key.

No objections here. Makes sense.

> + is the FSDevice type used by a project? We don't use it in GNOME, and
>   I'd like to deprecate it if possible.

It's in use in KDE 3.

> + I wonder about the Actions key. It does make sense to me, but we
>   don't support it in GNOME and we only had one (old) bug report about
>   it. Do other projects use it?

Used in KDE 3, though mostly in service menus and screensavers. I found 
only one case being used in the menus.

>I'll send patches for those things later if there's consensus about

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