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Re: [desktop] why kde and gnome's menu situation sucks

Jeff Waugh <jdub@perkypants.org> writes:
> > > In other words, we should be using a unified Debian menu structure
> > > with appropriate tweaks for certain environments (and in
> > > particular, _not_ using the default Gnome/KDE menu structures).
> > 
> > Yup.  
> No... The point behind the vFolder spec is that both GNOME and KDE can show
> all of the same menu items in their preferred / default structures (which
> are almost exactly the same now anyway).
> So with GNOME and KDE you need to do *zero work*. Just install the .desktop
> files in the right place, with sensible metadata, and you're done.

I'm confused -- why do you say `No' when the rest of what you write
seems to agree with what was said?

That is, isn't vFolder/.desktop a _mechanism_, with which the debian
menu structure could be conveniently displayed by Gnome/KDE (replacing
the normal Gnome/KDE menu structure)?

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