Please update .desktop files to include the name of the app in the Name=
xchat.desktop to contain (something like):
(and not use GenericName at all)
I'll take care of this.
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.)
So are there any objections against changing the Name field to:
? (That's also what upstream uses FWIW.) If that is an acceptable compromise,
then I'll change it to that. Christopher Aillon?
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
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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!
Kevin, please do so, as that's the consensus (as I understand it) on how to proceed.
xchat-2.8.6-11.fc11 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 11.
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.