Fwd: Actions extensions in File Manager

Ted Gould ted at gould.cx
Sat Nov 28 22:13:39 PST 2009

On Fri, 2009-11-27 at 12:59 +0100, Kevin Krammer wrote:
> On Friday, 2009-11-27, Ted Gould wrote:
> > One thing that seems to be lacking is there is not ShownIn/NotShownIn
> > keys for the actions.  It would seem like that'd be useful for them.
> Wouldn't that already be covered by the respective value of the desktop file 
> itself?
> I.e. if the application shows up in the launcher menu, why would its action 
> not show up in the file manager or vice versa?

My thought is that you may want certain actions to appear in different
file interfaces.  For instance in the filemanager itself versus
Eye-of-GNOME (picture viewer) you might want to have different actions.


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