app id in desktop file
thiago at kde.org
Wed May 11 02:15:33 PDT 2011
On Wednesday, 11 de May de 2011 09:57:20 Simon McVittie wrote:
> On Tue, 10 May 2011 at 11:25:34 -0700, Dylan McCall wrote:
> > Right now my impression is we have a
> > _convention_ where a namespace should be based on an Internet domain
> > name the software's creator is in control of.
> I've opened a bug for the D-Bus Specification (which does say you should
> use a reversed domain name, but it's too well-hidden at the moment) and
> will sort out a patch later:
> Nitpicking: for anything on D-Bus you mean "the designer of the D-Bus API",
> not "the software's creator", although those two are frequently the same
On that note, we could have a namespace for D-Bus "XDG names" (matching the
desktop file ID).
Something lengthy like:
or shorter ("x-xdg.$name"). This should allow for a 1:1 mapping between a
process's acquired name on the bus and the desktop file.
Are there any restrictions on the naming of desktop files?
Thiago Macieira - thiago (AT) macieira.info - thiago (AT) kde.org
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