shared-mime-info and desktops

Bastien Nocera bnocera at redhat.com
Mon Jul 20 12:21:33 UTC 2015



----- Original Message -----
> On Thu, 16 Jul 2015 12:33:52 -0500
> Rex Dieter <rdieter at math.unl.edu> wrote:
>  
> > +1 I'm in favor, but ship it as mimeapps.list to comply with modern
> > related standards, see:
> > http://standards.freedesktop.org/mime-apps-spec/mime-apps-spec-1.0.html#file
> > 
> > Proposal: ship a generic/default mimeapps.list initially based on
> > content of gnome-mimeapps.list
> > 
> > I'm volunteering to maintain it if/when decisions are made to stray
> > from gnome-mimeapps.list at all.
> 
> Sounds great to me.
> 
> Bastien? You ok with that? or still prefer not to have one?

Works for me, although it might be better to really fix the desktop specific values
instead. It goes to show how the defaults were broken in those desktops without
the mimeapps.list crutch.


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