Quotes around the application name in .desktop files

David Faure faure at kde.org
Wed Apr 24 08:21:57 BST 2013

On Monday 22 April 2013 09:57:18 Michael Spencer wrote:
>  Is my understanding of this correct, and this is a bug 
> in all .desktop files that do this?

I think you are correct.

If you can test that removing the double-quotes works (including when 
launching from KRun/klauncher, i.e. the standard way), even when the caption 
has a space in it, then I'd be glad to see a patch removing all double-quotes 
from .desktop files.

David Faure, faure at kde.org, http://www.davidfaure.fr
Working on KDE, in particular KDE Frameworks 5

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