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Report from the Freedesktop Summit

By: linuxscribe

April 18, 2013 11:46 am

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During the week of 8 April 2013, developers from the KDEGNOMEUnity and Razor-qt projects met at the SUSE offices in Nürnberg to improve collaboration between the projects by discussing specifications. A wide range of topics was covered.

There was agreement on a specification for a D-Bus interface to be implemented by applications. Pending implementation, applications are now capable of being launched using D-Bus activation instead of executing a binary. Changes were also agreed for the desktop entry specification for applications to advertise this capability…

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