jasper at xfce.org
Sun Jan 23 09:08:25 CET 2005
Benedikt Meurer wrote:
>> Anyway, for the menu parsing I believe Benedikt wrote something better
>> than what is currently in xfdesktop, so I think we would like to have
>> that in libxfce4util and make the appfinder widget use it too.
> I already discussed that with brian some time ago, and I think its
> better to put the xdg menu stuff into a library (we need to sort out the
> GUI stuff - namely XfceMenu* classes - if we want this in libxfce4util,
> tho). One nice effect would be, that all apps using the xdg menu would
> share one single .desktop cache (probably mmap'ed into all processes).
> But this will take some time to rework, esp. since the current
> implementation still features some nasty bugs (most notably with legacy
> But, for "Open with..." we should stick to the MIME application spec.
> The implementation should share the .desktop cache with the menu code,
> but other than that, I don't think it buy us much to blow up the menu
> code with MIME handling (this differs from what I initially said to
> Brian, as I tried to combine MIME handling with the menu code in the
> meantime and it made things overly complicated). Lets keep things simple
> and easy to maintain. Although, just my 0.02€...
Sounds very reasonable ;-)
I think this is one of the most important improvements to our support
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