[Slackbuilds-users] NO. </grumpy cat> ;-)

Robby Workman rworkman at slackbuilds.org
Tue Dec 3 06:01:43 UTC 2013

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On Mon, 02 Dec 2013 18:33:12 -0800
King Beowulf <kingbeowulf at gmail.com> wrote:

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> On 12/02/2013 11:47 AM, Kees Theunissen wrote:
> > On Sat, 30 Nov 2013, King Beowulf wrote:
> > 
> ...
> >> 
> >> Some DE menus will then sort the name name "correctly."  For
> >> example, Xfce sorts capitals before lower case letters (If anyone
> >> knows how to change that I am "all ears").
> > 
> > 
> > Xfce uses the environment variable LC_COLLATE to determine the
> > sorting order. On an out-of-the-box Slackware system this will be
> > set to LC_COLLATE=C.
> > 
> > Be aware that changing this value might affect the execution of
> > lots of shell scripts (if those scripts silently depend on a
> > sorting order not defined in the script).
> > 
> Egads, man, no...  I was hoping more for a setting within Xfce so that
> menus have the same sort order behavior as Thunar, for consistency,
> and to make it easier (sloppier?) for desktop files.
> Maybe easier to sent a style standard for the "name=" field to be
> capitalized. Perusing Xfce and KDE distributed desktop files, it
> appears that all the "name=" are capitalized (for this reason?).

I'm going to turn on Volkerding mode here: a wholesale change of
that scope is *not* something that we are going to do here.  That's
not a judgment as to whether it's a good idea or a bad idea -- it's
a judgment that this is the wrong level in the stack to make such a
change.  Talk to upstream and/or the fdo people.  :-)

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