Tons of questions. And some patches
kloecker at kde.org
Sun Jan 25 16:53:11 GMT 2004
On Sunday 25 January 2004 16:07, Frans Englich wrote:
> On Saturday 24 January 2004 15:36, Simon Hausmann wrote:
> > On Saturday 24 January 2004 15:27, Frans Englich wrote:
> > > Below is a pile of questions and tiny patches. If it was a bad
> > > idea grouping it all in one mail I will split it up in smaller
> > > ones(or some other better way).
> > >
> > > * AFAICT there is clear advantages of having desktop files in a
> > > XML format. Why is it not so? Speed issues?
> > The most obvious advantage I see with the .ini style .desktop files
> > is that they're human read- and editable. With xml it's easy to
> > forget closing a tag or the like, making parsers bail out and stop
> > processing.
> Exactly, and that's a good thing :) .desktop files is something you
> write once and then it's done.
Wrong. The translators add translations to desktop files. So desktop
files are actually changed quite often (at least once for each
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