Re: Debian package icon

On Tue, 2004-03-09 at 14:44, Jerry Haltom wrote:
> This is very very confusing for new users.
> To have a file's icon and type just change on your after you click it
> would I dare say, frighten some new computer users.
> How many resources are given to detecting a given files mime type? Could
> this be done somewhat how like thumbnails? Initial view shows initial
> mime type, with a clock decoration on the icon, as the real mime type is
> determined.
> I do think this is a big concern from a usability perspective.

I love mime-type threads -- lets have a repeat of the old one, please!


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