Re: adding desktop files to misc packages
Bastian Venthur <email@example.com> wrote:
> Frank Küster wrote:
>> Michael Biebl <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> for all the reason already given:
>>> - It duplicates entries (so it's potentially confusing for novice users)
>> That's a point.
> That's *the* point in my opinion. Duplicated entries are confusing and
> therefore not user-friendly.
I agree - but for me that's one more argument for not using a DE with
it's limited set of menu entries, except for those in the Debian
>>> - Has no i18n
>> That isn't an argument to remove it, but for adding i18n support to it.
> But why re-invent the wheel when .desktop files already provide this and
> other features?
I didn't say anything about the implementation, it might well be a good
approach to base it on desktop files.
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