Re: filename translation implementation - how to decide

On Wed, 2004-12-15 at 18:15 +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Mer, 2004-12-15 at 15:21, Alexander Larsson wrote:
> > I fear we will be unable to make a decision on this, and we'll let it
> > slide yet another release. I made the implementation to verify that the
> > solution worked and to have something that can go in quickly if we get
> > to a decision.
> There is only one consensus I've seen: That this is an fdo issue. I'd
> rather we kept "Desktop" until the problem was fixed properly across
> things outside of Gnome. A Gnome differs from its own partner apps
> result would be bad for everyone.
> "Public" is IMHO irrelevant to the discussion since I see no consensus
> on gnome-user-share versus rival projects. "Templates" can wait and is
> itself an fdo issue - as Gnome/KDE will want to share some of them.
> Defer to FDO, if neccessary create an FDO list that is specific to this
> matter and can come back with answers non en language users accept and
> that work widely across applications.

Defer? Like FDO will decide for us? It doesn't work like that. We are
part of FDO, and we can't even decide what this part of FDO wants. Ergo,
there is no way FDO could decide. 

But sure, if anyone wants to bring this up on xdg-list and try to come
to a consensus (that the implementers of Gnome, KDE and the other
desktops will actually accept), more power to them. 

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