Re: gnome-vfs-1.0.4

On 2/7/02 12:17 PM, "Sergey V. Udaltsov" <sergey oudaltsov clients ie>

> Alas, regarding gnome-vfs 1.0.4. The idea behind gnome-mime-data is
> cool. Also, I like the idea to have all the russian mime type names in
> UTF-8. But why on earth nautilus and mime type capplet show these names
> as if they are just 8-bit strings? I see something horrible on the
> screen...

This is a bug in the Gnome 1 version of gnome-vfs that was introduced when
changing it to use gnome-mime-data without thinking through the character
set issues. The data has to be in UTF-8 for Gnome 2, but there's no support
for dealing with such strings in Gnome 1. The bug report in bugzilla is


That report discusses how this is going to be fixed. Please add any further
comments there.

    -- Darin

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