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Re: Debian menu system update

On Wed, Jun 04, 2003 at 10:55:50PM -0400, Colin Walters wrote:
> On Wed, 2003-06-04 at 17:26, Bill Allombert wrote: 
> > > I think the first logical step would just be to get our menu system to
> > > parse .desktop files.
> > 
> > Let suppose it is done. What next ?
> The next step after parsing is to try to actually convert them into
> working Debian menu system entries.  This involves defining a mapping
> from freedesktop.org categories to our menu system hints, and other
> things like the TryExec to a package.  I think someone was already
> working on this part actually, but I can't seem to find his post to this
> thread.
> This mapping will later help us define the reverse mapping: from the
> Debian menu entries to known .desktop categories and fields.  This
> mapping will be a part of the major step of converting from the Debian
> menu system to the freedesktop one.

As I see it, the above is part of the 'Let suppose it is done' above. 
What next ?

Bill. <ballombe@debian.org>

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