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Re: Gnome menu support (Was: /usr/lib/menu vs .desktop files - possible mass bug filling)

>>>>> On Wed, 28 Apr 2004 23:51:19 -0300, Ben Armstrong <synrg@sanctuary.nslug.ns.ca> said:

    Ben> On Mon, Apr 26, 2004 at 08:24:23PM +0200, Andreas Tille
    Ben> wrote:
    >> Hi,
    >> I just want to attract you attention to this question on
    >> debian-devel.  This is not insterestung under the aspect of a
    >> bug, but I'd like to hear your opinion how we should support
    >> Gnome menus.

    Ben> Clearly to be policy-compliant we should have /usr/lib/menu
    Ben> files.  Also, to be xdg-compliant, we can optionally provide
    Ben> .desktop files.  If we are missing .desktop files, we can
    Ben> rely on menu-xdg to populate GNOME's menus from the
    Ben> /usr/lib/menu files.  So I don't think the .desktop files are
    Ben> a necessary thing.

I didn't  know about menu-xdg. It  looks interesting,  but the package
really  lacks documentation. 

How does   it work?  What   is the difference  with  the   kdebase and
gnome-panel menu-methods?



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