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Re: Desktop Entry Standard replacement for Debian menu?

On Thu, Jan 24, 2002 at 10:29:15AM +0100, Josip Rodin wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 23, 2002 at 09:32:02PM -0600, Chris Cheney wrote:
> > I noticed there is a Desktop Entry Standard that is used in Gnome
> > (2.0?) and KDE.  It looks like it could be very useful as a replacement
> > for Debian's current menu system and is not distribution specific.
> And the menu system + update-mime need replacing because...? AFAICT they
> work fine for most people, and a zillion packages already use them.

AFAIK, it's impossible to put translation of hint and so on in the menu files.
But i'm not sure the above standard is a good solution either.

Cheers, mt.

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