[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#590166: thunar-data: missing "sendto" action for blueman-sendto

Darren Salt linux at youmustbejoking.demon.co.uk
Sun Jul 25 10:34:36 UTC 2010

I demand that Yves-Alexis Perez may or may not have written...

> On sam., 2010-07-24 at 12:27 +0100, Darren Salt wrote:
>> thunar-data has a sento action for bluetooth-sendto, which isn't provided
>> by blueman. However, there is an equivalent which is provided:
>> blueman-sendto.

>> Essentially, this needs no more than a copy of bluetooth-sendto.desktop
>> with s/bluetooth/blueman/g (or a symlink from bluetooth-sendto to
>> blueman-sendto, which would be best done in blueman but would require the
>> addition of Conflicts headers).

> What do you mean? That the sendto file should be added in Thunar or in
> blueman?

Whichever's more practical. I mention it here because of

> I'm not strongly opposed to add one (though that should be done
> upstream, ideally), but at one point it's hard to say if thunar should ship
> sendto files for each and every application, or if each and every
> application should ship sendto files for each and every file manager (the
> best would be a common spec for sendto files, imho)

The apps should, because there are more of them; but, either way, it becomes
a little silly if both blueman-sendo and bluetooth-sendto are available
(which, I suppose, could happen if you have different users who prefer
different desktop environments). It doesn't seem avoidable without extending
the specification or telling them to hide entries.

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