Closed Bug 803781 Opened 7 years ago Closed 7 years ago

Disable tearing and Add LSApplicationCategoryType to the Info.plist so that SeaMonkey shows up under Productivity when sorting applications by Application Category in Finder.

Categories

(SeaMonkey :: OS Integration, defect)

x86
macOS
defect
Not set

Tracking

(Not tracked)

RESOLVED FIXED
seamonkey2.16

People

(Reporter: philip.chee, Assigned: philip.chee)

Details

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From Bug 714716 Comment 0:

> Lion Finder adds a new way of sorting applications: by Category; this is
> similar to sorting in the Mac App store. LSApplicationCategoryType is the
> key.
> 
> Safari is listed under 'productivity' here. Camino is currently listed
> under 'others'. Other categories listed in Apple's doc below.

Reference doc:
http://developer.apple.com/library/mac/#documentation/General/Reference/InfoPlistKeyReference/Articles/LaunchServicesKeys.html#//apple_ref/doc/uid/TP40009250-SW8

See Also TB Bug 802704 - [OS X] add LSApplicationCategoryType to the info.plist
Camino: http://hg.mozilla.org/camino/rev/0b3606a4f38f
> See Also TB Bug 802704 - [OS X] add LSApplicationCategoryType to the info.plist
Firefox: Bug 802703 - [OS X] add LSApplicationCategoryType to the info.plist
https://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/rev/50083503d2e0
Fixes some whitespace irregularities.
Ports:
FX Bug 802703 - Add LSApplicationCategoryType to the Info.plist so that Firefox shows up under Productivity when sorting applications by Application Category in Finder.
Bug 736689. Disable tearing on OS X.

> We tear much worse than all other browser on OS X. I'm told this change was
> originally done for performance, but it doesn't seem to make much difference
> anymore: http://tinyurl.com/7ay3jzo. I expect because we no longer paint very
> much to the window context, we no longer see the improvement this used to
> bring. In addition, the refresh driver already coalesces paints.

Does NOT port:
* Bug 650451 - Associate the application with playable media types on Mac.
* Bug 474401 - Firefox on Mac does not register itself as being capable of opening SVG files.
Assignee: nobody → philip.chee
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
Attachment #675549 - Flags: review?(stefanh)
Summary: [Lion 10.7] Add LSApplicationCategoryType to the Info.plist so that SeaMonkey shows up under Productivity when sorting applications by Application Category in Finder. → Disable tearing and Add LSApplicationCategoryType to the Info.plist so that SeaMonkey shows up under Productivity when sorting applications by Application Category in Finder.
Attachment #675549 - Flags: review?(stefanh) → review+
Pushed comm-central changeset bb9726218797:
http://hg.mozilla.org/comm-central/rev/bb9726218797
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Closed: 7 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Target Milestone: --- → seamonkey2.16
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