common caching mechanism for xfdesktop and xfce4-appfinder

Biju Chacko botsie at
Fri May 13 06:18:08 CEST 2005

Eduard Roccatello wrote:
> Hello devs! (and not :-)
> Some time ago we was talking about a common cache for .desktop
> files usable by every apps in xfce desktop suite.
> I'm thinking about rewriting the indexing mechanism of
> xfce4-appfinder widget (yeah i know... i haven't committed
> anything :o) ...but some things are broken and i need to fix
> before committing and obviously time lacks).
> So... ehm... what about the cache? :-)
> We need something abstract enough for everyday use.

I suggest that any proposed spec be sent across to fd.o. It'll probably 
get discussed to death over there, but at least we can say we proposed 
it as a standard ...

-- b

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