Formal complaint concerning the use of the name "System Settings"

Mark markg85 at
Mon Jul 25 23:19:42 BST 2011

On Mon, Jul 25, 2011 at 9:51 PM, Ambroz Bizjak <ambrop7 at> wrote:
> Hi Mark,
> I've done some small research on what components would have to be
> updated for the desktop-specific-names solution. I think that would
> be:
> - The Desktop Entry Specification,
> - KDE's KDesktopFile,
> - Xfce's libxfce4menu, in particular
> - Gnome's libgnome-menu, in particular
> Regards,
> Ambroz


Thanx for the list. I already found the spec and kde file.
One thing i can't find though is the part that makes multilanguage
stuff for desktop files working.. Those 3 source files all just grab
the Name value but where does it do the magic that happens when i set
my language to dutch.. then it grabs Name[nl] but where does it do
that? Asking that since the properties i proposed should have multi
language suppert as well..

And besides that.. I do want to implement it, but i'm getting the
feeling there isn't that much support for it thus wasting my time if i
implement it since it won't get accepted anyway. (which i rather

It's just a feeling and i hope i'm wrong...


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