Re: New file type handling

On Wed, 2004-08-04 at 21:26, Gabriel Bauman wrote:
> Hello again,
> Here is a case that does not seem to be handled well
> I have a file with a .zuml extension that should open in my UML editor.
> If I use the Open With tab of the file's properties dialog, I see that
> the file is recognized as a ZIP archive. Since I don't want my UML
> editor to open all my ZIP files and there is no longer a central file
> type capplet, how should I go about getting Poseidon to open .zuml files
> under the new file type system?
> .zuml files are indeed ZIP archives, but so are java .war, .ear,
> and .jar files - all could or should be handled by different
> applications, and file-roller is not really an acceptable default. Is
> there a solution for this in the works?

zip files are special cased so that extension overrides sniffing. Just
create a mimetype for .zuml.

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