[Fedora-packaging] Re: Remove "Encoding=UTF-8" from sample desktop file

Tom "spot" Callaway tcallawa at redhat.com
Mon Feb 2 18:19:04 UTC 2009

On 2009-02-01 at 4:18:03 -0500, Axel Thimm <Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net> wrote:
> Hi,
> On Sat, Jan 31, 2009 at 02:24:14PM -0500, Tom spot Callaway wrote:
>> On 2009-01-31 at 12:40:28 -0500, Milos Jakubicek <xjakub at fi.muni.cz> wrote:
>>> yesterday when reviewing a package I noticed that although we have a
>>> MUST: follow the desktop-entry-spec in the Guidelines, the example on
>>> that page includes a line with:
>>> Encoding=UTF-8
>>> which is deprecated according to:
>>> http://standards.freedesktop.org/desktop-entry-spec/desktop-entry-spec-latest.html#legacy-mixed
>>> We should get rid of that line, as some people (including me) are taking
>>>  that sample as a basis when creating new desktop files, shouldn't we?
>> Yep. That line is gone now.
> is that compatible to siblings like RHEL4?

That example was ancient, and not chosen because it was a good example,
it was merely what was handy at the time (Fedora Core 4 era).

RHEL4 is going to have divergence due to its age, we're just going to
have to accept it and move on.


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