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Re: Icons and instructions for the FreeDesktop menu.

On Mon, 22 Jan 2007 07:28:40 +0100 (CET), Andreas Tille <tillea@rki.de> said: 

> On Sun, 21 Jan 2007, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
>> Not all window managers support .desktop. Are you volunteering to
>> hack on them to make them support .desktop natively?

> I guess you missed the point Charles wanted to propose: It sounds
> reasonable to provide .desktop files and create menu files from
> these.  The reasoning is simple: .desktop files just contain more
> information (like translations etc.) and it is easier to drop some
> information than to guess information from thin air (if you want a
> menu -> .desktop conversion) automatically.

        Menu files have had translations since before there were any
 .desktop files.

        Anyway, until someone does the work to create such a
 translator, this is all just a bunch of talk.

Justice, n.: A decision in your favor.
Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@debian.org> <http://www.debian.org/~srivasta/>
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