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Re: X-GNOME-FullName


My problem is that I really like the names that we have for the apps! I'd be sad if we lost them. Maybe we should keep the names as they are in English, at least, and use the generic in other languages.

On Sun, Jul 29, 2012 at 3:57 AM, Sergey Shnatsel Davidoff <sergey@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

I see one major issue here. Using the Generic Name creates issues when
you've got more then one video player installed. For example, I've got
VLC, Totem, Audience, XBMC, and I guess some old Xfce related players.
This would give me 4 or more Video Players to choose from. Similar for
Text editors (gedit, scratch, gvim) and so on.

This is easy to fix - Slingshot can check for collisions in generic names and if there are any, fall back to X-GNOME-Fullname. Thus, Audience will be "Movie Player" while it's alone, but when you install Totem too you'll see "Audience Movie Player" and "Totem Movie Player" in the menu.

Sergey "Shnatsel" Davidoff
OS architect @ elementary