Adding new key Classification to desktop-entry-spec

David Faure faure at
Fri Feb 13 00:17:49 PST 2015

On Friday 09 January 2015 06:52:38 Genghis Khan wrote:
> Hallo,
> I guess the following idea will be rejected.
> The purpose of key Classification is for Default Applications
> management software to recognize what type of application a desktop
> file represents.  Classification key can have several values, for
> example: Classification=FileManager;WebBrowser; for software that are
> both a file manager and a web browser, such as Andromeda.
> Such key would be convenient for software like Preferred Applications
> of Xfce, which has a too big list of Xfce-specific desktop files called
> helpers:
> You thoughts, please.

This sounds to me exactly like the Categories classification that already 

David Faure, faure at,
Working on KDE Frameworks 5

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