[Gpe-list] gpe-irc .desktop file
florian.boor at kernelconcepts.de
Tue Sep 2 13:34:26 CEST 2008
D Marlin schrieb:
> Back in April I mentioned that I found some non-standard entries in
> some of the GPE application .desktop files, one of which was the
> Category "GPE" itself. I submitted a request to freedesktop.org to
> add GPE as a category, but AFAICT that is not happening. I did
> receive a suggestion that we could use X-GPE. That is being used by
> some other desktops, and is acceptable for Categories that are not yet
> part of the spec.
that's a good idea. I guess we need to change the folder entries then as well.
This looks good so far.
> I do not know how the GPE category is being used, so I don't know if
> changing it to X-GPE will have any impact on the desktop display for
> functionality of this or other applications, but the changes seem to
> work for me.
It depends on the folder files shipped in the file system. I guess the best
solution would be to spend some time in updating the whole desktop.
There is matchbox-desktop-2 by now we should be able to use. I assume that we
have to change some session related stuff and fix minor issues, but the major
share of the effort should be to try it and identify the issues.
> If the above change is acceptable, I can submit a patch, or I could
> submit a patches to update the .desktop files for all GPE applications
> to bring them up to spec (at least up to the spec being used on my
Yes, please do so.
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