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Month: February 2014

Re: [trinity-devel] OnlyShowIn=TDE or NotShowIn=KDE?

From: Kirjavainen Tero <terkir81@...>
Date: Tue, 11 Feb 2014 23:09:49 +0200
On Tuesday 11 February 2014 22:35:14 Darrell Anderson wrote:
> Recently Trinity was given a nominal public review in a blog:
> desktop-environment.html
> The author offered a caveat:
> "The Trinity-DE applications are only available through the Trinity-
> DE desktop. While all the other applications installed on your
> system show up in the TDE menus, because of the way Trinity-DE
> loads its menus, if you log in with Xfce, the Trinity-DE
> applications will not be seen."
> Most Trinity *.desktop files use OnlyShowIn=TDE, which causes the
> author's observations.
> Should users of other environments (many window managers support a
> menu system too) be prevented from using Trinity apps? Probably
> not. The original motivation for using OnlyShowIn=TDE is conflicts
> and confusion in the Trinity and KDE menus because many apps share
> the same name. Perhaps NotShowIn=KDE is more apprpriate than
> OnlyShowIn=TDE?
> I believe we should resolve this before releasing R14.
> Comments?
> Darrell
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Maybe some kind of user choice in settings to show or not to show?