Re: Debian menu system update
On Tue, Jun 03, 2003 at 03:01:26PM -0500, Chris Cheney wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 03, 2003 at 09:13:09PM +0200, Bill Allombert wrote:
> > On Tue, Jun 03, 2003 at 02:08:38PM -0500, Chris Cheney wrote:
> > > On Tue, Jun 03, 2003 at 08:39:02PM +0200, Bill Allombert wrote:
> > > > How do you expect menu to generate menus without an /etc/menu-method/
> > > > directory ? Also autogenerated menus should go in /var.
> > >
> > > Oops you are correct, for window managers that don't support the spec
> > > natively we still need that directory.
> > Then could you answer my original question again ?
> As far as I can tell /etc/menu, /usr/lib/menu, and /usr/share/menu will go
> away once we start using the desktop entry spec and /usr/share/applications
> directory. Anything natively supporting the desktop spec won't have any
> reason to use /etc/menu-method at all (afaik). The desktop menu spec will
> probably need an addition of $XDG_CONFIG_DIRS/applications/ to replace
> debian's /etc/menu that is a global admin menu entry directory.
Do you plan to implement the shared MIME-info Database specification
from freedesktop.org and provides a replacement for mime-support
and update-mime ?
That would be the next logical step.
Imagine a large red swirl here.