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Re: project to get desktop items to follow HIG so it can get included in FC3



On Thu, May 06, 2004 at 11:01:23AM +0100, Rui Miguel Seabra wrote:
> On Thu, 2004-05-06 at 09:34 +0000, Kristof Vansant wrote:
> Likewise, it is absurd if these fields are not handled like they should.
> 
> On my FC2t3+updates, I have the following info on Evolution:
> 
> Name=Evolution Email
> GenericName=
> Comment=Send email and manage your schedule
> 
> Shouldn't this be:
> Name=Evolution
> GenericName=Email
> Comment=Send email and manage your schedule
No. http://developer.gnome.org/projects/gup/hig/1.0/desktop-integration.html#menu-item-names

> And it should display something debatable like:
> 
>    Name GenericName
>    Comment
See http://lists.gnome.org/archives/desktop-devel-list/2002-August/msg00000.html
and the followups.

> But if fields have names, then these names have meanings, right? :)
Yes, but not necessarily the "obvious" meanings. 

The current menu spec does not mention this issue at all, maybe it's
time to add something there. But that discussion belongs on xdg-list,
or whatever it is called now.
	Mirek



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