shared-mime-info and desktops
kevin at scrye.com
Mon Jul 20 19:37:29 UTC 2015
On Mon, 20 Jul 2015 08:21:33 -0400 (EDT)
Bastien Nocera <bnocera at redhat.com> wrote:
> ----- 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.
Well, I think perhaps the bigger case is what happens in non desktops?
ie, people who just roll their own setup with i3, ratpoison, etc, etc,
Anyhow, I will try and look at making a default xfce one and probibly
shipping it in something like xfce4-session. (Of course help welcome if
folks want to help out).
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