Freedesktop Summit

Hi there

In a few days (April 11 to 16) will take places a sprint called "Freedesktop
Summit", the description of which is:

"This is a joint technical meeting for those involved in the "desktop
infrastructure" layer of the major free software desktops."

It is NOT a sprint to talk about freedesktop state but rather to focus on
technical bits.

Each desktop is adding topics to be discussed, you can find the list here:

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If you want to add any point to the agenda mention it in this thread and I
will add it.



Re: Freedesktop Summit

By Ian Monroe at 04/08/2013 - 19:16

On Wed, Apr 3, 2013 at 6:38 AM, Àlex Fiestas < ... at kde dot org> wrote:
Probably for the best. :)
I guess the elephant in the room will be Unity which appears unrepresented...

With my "ISV" hat on, I added an item for annoyance to me. Gnome Shell
adds a "Quit Application" item to what it calls the application menu.
However this doesn't actually quit the application, it just closes the
window! I actually have to add special code to handle this. And of
course it would be nice if I could add my own items to this
application menu, but gtk considers the dbus api it uses to be a
private implementation detail.


Re: Freedesktop Summit

By =?UTF-8?B?SmFuI... at 04/03/2013 - 11:05

On Wednesday, 3 April 2013 15:38:57 CEST, Àlex Fiestas wrote:
I've asked on the xdg mailing list about how to direct-open files with a known MIME type which are stored on a location not accessible via some "well-known and widely implemented" protocol [1]. Unless there's some clear answer without any obvious disadvantages, I think it would be interesting to hear some discussion about this topic.

With kind regards,

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