autostart spec changes

Aaron J. Seigo aseigo at
Thu Mar 2 21:51:18 EET 2006

On Thursday 02 March 2006 03:24, Thiago Macieira wrote:
>  Instead, the app should install a default .desktop file to the autostart
>  directory with:
>  Hidden=true
>  And when the user did the configuration that enabled it, it should just
>  write a new .desktop to the default Autostart directory with:
>  Hidden=false

the only way we'll get app developers to do this consistently is if we provide 
an Autostart class that people can use programmatically that does it "the 
right way". we could add it for KDE4. we'll probably need it for Portland 

see kde-core-devel for proposed API

Aaron J. Seigo
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