a couple of questions about wayland

Michael Catanzaro mcatanzaro at gnome.org
Fri Jul 17 00:28:26 UTC 2015

On Thu, 2015-07-16 at 18:42 -0500, kendell clark wrote:
> I've
> seen mimetypes such as, application/x-msword, for word documents.
> xcontent/audioPlayer for audio players. Are those mime types tied 
> into
> xorg or does the "x" just represent an extension to the freedesktop
> mime standard?

I think the "x" means "extension," indeed. It has nothing to do with
the X display server; MIME types are still the same under Wayland. :)

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