Fwd: Re: JobViewServer specification proposal

Florent Mertens flomertens at gmail.com
Thu Apr 24 07:42:54 PDT 2008

> Le jeudi 10 avril 2008, Rafael Fernández López a écrit :
> > Hi,
> >
> > I propse a 'middle case' solution. Bring a default
> > ones 'bytes', 'files', 'folders', 'contacts', 'mails', 'events', for
> > example, and tell in the docs what you've proposed. That if the
> > wants another 'amount type', it would be needed to create a .desktop
> > with the information and install it in a standard location (still to
> > which one, of course).
> >
> > I say this because I know how some developers are really against
> > writing .desktop files for this kind of things, for that reason I
> > this 'middle case' solution, and that since the most used cases will be
> > above ones, we make life easier to developers.
> I think that the .desktop file idea is not good.  It's really too complex
> for that.
> Whats wrong with :
> 'bytes', 'files', 'folders', 'contacts', 'mails', 'events'
>  or any other internationalized string that will be shown as it.
> If you're not happy because you want more control over the string, you
> can have a function  RegisterUnit  in your dbus interface.
> But a .desktop file is really overkill.

I think pretty much the same,

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