Xt translated labels ?

Alan Coopersmith alan.coopersmith at sun.com
Wed Nov 8 11:03:05 PST 2006

Shawn Starr wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Glynn Clements 
> To: Samuel Thibault 
> Cc: xorg
> Sent: Tuesday, November 7, 2006 11:45:22 PM
> Subject: Re: Xt translated labels ?
> Samuel Thibault wrote:
>>> The default search path for app-defaults (and similar) files is:
>>>     /usr/lib/X11/%L/%T/%N%C%S:\
>>>     /usr/lib/X11/%l/%T/%N%C%S:\
>>>     /usr/lib/X11/%T/%N%C%S:\
>>>     /usr/lib/X11/%L/%T/%N%S:\
>>>     /usr/lib/X11/%l/%T/%N%S:\
>>>     /usr/lib/X11/%T/%N%S
>>> Note that the application will only use the first matching file,
>> We have a problem with this default: this is not sufficient, it should
>> also include %l_%t.%c, %l.%c and %l_%t between %L and %l.
> You know, this all has to go away, that is just ugly. It's as bad as the xorg.conf search paths :-) 
> I'm hopeful this too will be 'de-overengineered'.

Much more likely is it will just be left to rot unless someone shows
up who actually cares enough about Xt to work on it, since most new
apps use Gtk+, Qt, Java, Mono or other non-Xt based toolkits.

	-Alan Coopersmith-           alan.coopersmith at sun.com
	 Sun Microsystems, Inc. - X Window System Engineering

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