PATCHES: Desktop Entry Spec 1.0 - Take 3
waldo.bastian at intel.com
Wed Oct 11 21:39:14 EEST 2006
>> >* regexp.diff
>> >Since the only user of regexp was FilePattern, which is now
>> >I suggest to remove regexp as type altogether. I propose
>> >which removes regexp as type.
>I can't remember regexp-2.diff right now. If we specify in the part
>where we describe FilePattern that it was a list of strings, where each
>string is a POSIX regexp, then I'm fine with the removal of the type.
FilePattern is deprecated, but I don't mind updating its description if
you think it's important.
>I believe that:
> + we need to keep a version key
> + as long as we stay compatible with previous releases of the spec,
> we use 1.x.y or 1.x, and we increment major when we break the
>Do we need a micro version? I don't know. I believe it could be useful
>to have it for typo fixes, or editorial fixes (when we don't add a new
>feature, eg). That's why I'd go with x.y.z.
We don't need a micro version because non-sustantial fixes in the
specification like typos or editorial clearifications do not have a
semantic impact and as such there is no need to differentiate between
the two spec versions in the .dsktop file.
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