Re: Mime Type Analysis
- From: David Faure <david mandrakesoft com>
- To: Elliot Lee <sopwith redhat com>
- Cc: <gnome-kde-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: Mime Type Analysis
- Date: Fri, 1 Dec 2000 12:29:13 +0000
On Friday 01 December 2000 00:31, you wrote:
> On Thu, 30 Nov 2000, Rik Hemsley wrote:
> > On Thu, 30 Nov 2000 15:32:48 -0500 (EST)
> > Elliot Lee <sopwith redhat com> wrote:
> > > Putting MIME type handling in .desktop files is broken - there's not a 1:1
> > > or even a 1:many relation between applications and MIME types.
> > There's also not a 1:1 relation between applications and .desktop files.
> While the requirement doesn't exist for 1:1, practically speaking the vast
> majority of .desktop files are this way. MIME type mappings this simple
> are much less common.
There is a 1:1 relation between a mimetype and the desktop file that
describes _it_. Where it == the mimetype.
Not the associated applications.
David FAURE, david mandrakesoft com, faure kde org
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