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|Summary:||xchat.desktop: include app name in Name=|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||Rex Dieter <rdieter>|
|Component:||xchat||Assignee:||Kevin Kofler <kevin>|
|Status:||CLOSED ERRATA||QA Contact:||Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>|
|Version:||rawhide||CC:||caillon, fedora, kevin|
|Fixed In Version:||2.8.6-11.fc11||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
|Doc Text:||Story Points:||---|
|Last Closed:||2009-06-29 08:15:47 EDT||Type:||---|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
|Bug Depends On:||315221|
Description Rex Dieter 2007-09-17 15:55:08 EDT
Per discussion: https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-devel-list/2007-September/msg01381.html Please update .desktop files to include the name of the app in the Name= field, ie, xchat.desktop to contain (something like): Name=xchat GenericName=IRC or Name=xchat IRC (and not use GenericName at all)
Comment 1 Kevin Kofler 2007-09-17 20:02:23 EDT
I'll take care of this. > Name=xchat > GenericName=IRC This one is what I personally prefer. However, when I tried to implement this, Christopher Aillon, the primary maintainer, really didn't like it, see Bug 241923. (This is also how we ended up with this discussion on the fedora-devel-list in the first place.) I really hope this can be reconsidered, because this is what the entries SHOULD be according to the desktop entry specification at freedesktop.org. > Name=xchat IRC > (and not use GenericName at all) While I don't really like this one, it's better than the status quo, so if we can agree on this one as a compromise, I'll implement it for now. Christopher Aillon, are you OK with this one? (To be pedantic, I'd spell it "XChat" resp. "XChat IRC" because that's how upstream spells it, only the tarball and package names are all lowercase.)
Comment 2 Kevin Kofler 2007-12-18 18:53:20 EST
So are there any objections against changing the Name field to: Name=XChat IRC ? (That's also what upstream uses FWIW.) If that is an acceptable compromise, then I'll change it to that. Christopher Aillon?
Comment 3 Kevin Kofler 2008-01-07 10:18:45 EST
Comment 4 Christopher Aillon 2008-01-07 10:31:07 EST
Sorry, I'm just now catching up to bugmail from the holidays. mclasen posted about this topic on fedora-desktop-list just before the holidays and was looking for feedback. https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-desktop-list/2007-December/msg00047.html
Comment 5 Bug Zapper 2008-05-13 23:14:24 EDT
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA. More information and reason for this action is here: http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/BugZappers/HouseKeeping
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Comment 7 Kevin Kofler 2009-06-09 20:20:15 EDT
So, can I finally put "Name=XChat IRC" now? I'm OK with not using GenericName as GNOME doesn't support it, but we need to mention the actual name!
Comment 8 Rex Dieter 2009-06-28 14:27:06 EDT
Kevin, please do so, as that's the consensus (as I understand it) on how to proceed.
Comment 9 Fedora Update System 2009-08-07 09:05:28 EDT
xchat-2.8.6-11.fc11 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 11. http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/xchat-2.8.6-11.fc11
Comment 10 Fedora Update System 2009-08-08 15:28:28 EDT
xchat-2.8.6-11.fc11 has been pushed to the Fedora 11 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.