Re: gnome-mime-data still required for GNOME VFS?

On Sat, 2005-06-04 at 18:11 +0000, Logan Rathbone wrote:
> Hey everyone, this is my first post to this list.
> I have a (hopefully quick) question about GNOME VFS and MIME-types.  I
> know that in GNOME 2.8, the old GNOME MIME system was scrapped in favour
> of the standard.  Why is it, then, that GNOME VFS, as of
> 2.10.1, still requires gnome-mime-data as a dependency?
> Can GNOME VFS not talk to the new system yet?  Does it actually use the
> data in @DATADIR@/application-registry and @DATADIR@/mime-types?
> I'm a little confused.  If someone could shed some light on this, that
> would be great.  Thanks.

At least some of it is used by the old apis for backwards compatibility.

However, all the new APIs use the freedesktop specs.

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