Re: ASF encoded videos with WMV extension

Am Freitag, den 04.02.2005, 11:09 +0100 schrieb Paul Ionescu:
> Hi,
> I have a lot of files that gives me this message:
> The filename "x.wmv" indicates that this file is of type "Microsoft WMV
> video". The contents of the file indicate that the file is of type "MS ASF
> video". If you open this file, the file might present a security risk to
> your system.
> [...]
> While I agree with it, I would like to have a checkbox to "don't display
> this warning again".
> I have a lot of files like this and I don't want to rename them all.

You're totally right that this dialog is a harassing. The solution you
suggest is a work-around around another issue, though: File detection
relies on the freedesktop MIME package, which shouldn't create
contents/extension problems in this context.


Christian Neumair <chris gnome-de org>

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