Currently we are using the name as "Firefox Web Browser". This is actually an incorrect use according to the desktop file spec (as described in http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/xdg/2009-July/010807.html) and it happens to make problems for gnome-shell.
Another factor is that these days far more people know and recognize the Firefox than they used to (in fact arguably more people recognize Firefox than understand what a Browser is).
We should change the desktop file to use "Firefox" for the name field and continue to use "Web Browser" or maybe "Web" for the generic name.
Taking bug for now.
Created attachment 362364 [details]
patch for desktop file
I don't think we need to add X-GNOME-FullName.
Committed to cvs for firefox and thunderbird, but didn't produce builds; new builds should be coming soon though.
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 12 development cycle.
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