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Re: Application id, XDG App, and you.




On 04/02/16 05:23, Jasper St. Pierre wrote:
> One thing I've wanted in the past is a very simple file to allow
> someone to declare an alias for an application. So GNOME Clocks would
> ship both an org.gnome.clocks.desktop and a gnome-clocks.desktop, the
> latter looking something like:
> 
>     [Desktop Entry]
>     AliasFor=org.gnome.clocks.desktop

Or maybe org.gnome.clocks.desktop could grow a key

    Aliases=gnome-clocks.desktop;

or something?

This seems like something to take to the xdg (not -app) mailing list and
the main Desktop Entry Specification document.

-- 
Simon McVittie
Collabora Ltd. <http://www.collabora.com/>
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