Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 172423
"Keywords" validated as string, not localestring
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:16 EST
The value of the "Keywords" key in desktop entry files is validated as string,
which is not too useful for localized keywords.
I don't know of a specification that would define exactly what the "Keywords"
key may contain, but the possibility of localizing the keywords would sound
sane to me, and ASCII doesn't work for that purpose.
A problem caused by this:
Suggested patch against f.d.o CVS attached. Reported here because there's no
component for desktop-file-utils in bugs.freedesktop.org. (That's
Created attachment 120717 [details]
Validate "Keywords" as localestring
So the only reference I can find to the use of Keywords, is here:
It doesn't say what type it is, so if we're finding localestrings in the wild I
guess your patch makes sense.
This affects packaging of many kde applications.
Can we expect a fixed desktop-file-utils to land in fedora soon?
Should be in tomorrow's rawhide. Sorry for the delay; I thought I had already
pushed it to rawhide.