Change in application desktop file prefix

Rex Dieter rdieter at
Fri Feb 14 21:30:45 GMT 2014

Alex Merry wrote:

> Given that applications with clashing desktop file names are almost
> certainly going to cause clashing binary names anyway, my view is that
> the kde4 directory causes more issues than it solves.  We may still want
> to prefix things like system settings, though (like
> kde-systemsettings.desktop).  It seems pointless to do the same for
> things like Amarok and Okteta, though.

Given that possibly-conflicting cases are handled with some prefix (like the 
"We may still want" case mentioned), I could agree with a plan to remove a 
mandatory prefix.

-- Rex

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