Re: GNOME 2.0 feedback

On Thu, Jul 18, 2002 at 05:45:20PM +0100, mike wrote:
> > Calum Benson <calum benson sun com> said:
> > > "Even when I get to the configuration by right-clicking on an icon, it's
> > > an incomprehensible dialog box. But once you've configured an
> > > application you still get the 'no application/viewer for filename.xls'
> > > dialog box when you right-click.
> > > 
> > > "The whole mime-type registry thing needs a good going over.
> I have annotated bug #75620 on this subject, but I will repeat hear.
> What seems to happen is mime-type data gets put into .gnome/ and this
> blocks the editing in gnome2, after I wiped out these files everything
> works properly.

If this is being done by gnome-vfs, then it is a GNOME 2 thing.
Gnome-vfs uses $HOME/.gnome, since it doesn't have the information from
libgnome to know to use .gnome2 (the dependency runs the other way). So
they have to hardcode a guess.


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