RFC: new OnlyShowIn/NotShowIn values: MATE and RAZOR

Thiago Macieira thiago at kde.org
Sun Jan 15 05:09:36 PST 2012

On Sunday, 15 de January de 2012 12.43.15, Emmanuele Bassi wrote:
> applications should be detecting capabilities, not doing string
> comparisons on desktop environment names.
> a desktop environment UX can change without its name changing; or new
> desktop environments, with similar UX can appear.
> checking the name of the desktop environment is going to be hopelessly
> out of date, or actively wrong.

While I agree that this is ideal solution, I'm not sure we can achieve it 
without getting ourselves in a quagmire. Here's a list of settings I can think 
of at the top of my head:

 - widget style & colour palette
 - icon theme
 - order of Ok / Cancel buttons
 - file dialog to use
 - wallet to use (until secret services comes along)

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