Re: [patch] Add directory mime types to the folder desktop file
- From: Alexander Larsson <alexl redhat com>
- To: Joe Shaw <joeshaw novell com>
- Cc: nautilus-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: [patch] Add directory mime types to the folder desktop file
- Date: Tue, 05 Jul 2005 11:26:28 +0200
On Fri, 2005-07-01 at 17:50 -0400, Joe Shaw wrote:
> Attached is a patch which adds x-directory/normal and inode/directory to
> the list of mime types that nautilus-folder-handler.desktop handles.
> Otherwise, if presented with inode/directory, my desktop opens
> konqueror. :)
> (On a related note, gnomevfs-info on a directory usually presents me
> with a mimetype of x-directory/normal. Shouldn't that be deprecated in
> favor of inode/directory? The latter is in the shared MIME spec. The
> former isn't.)
For historical reasons we use x-directory/* for directories in gnome-vfs
and Nautilus. I know this isn't what the mime spec says, but this is
hardcoded in many places in Gnome, so its hard to change.
Alexander Larsson Red Hat, Inc
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