[Bug 576360] New: OTF is a font format
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gnome-vfs | MIME and file/program mapping | Ver: unspecified
Summary: OTF is a font format
Component: MIME and file/program mapping
AssignedTo: gnome-vfs-maint at gnome.bugs
ReportedBy: Nicolas.Mailhot at LaPoste.net
QAContact: gnome-vfs-maint at gnome.bugs
CC: fedora-fonts-bugs-list at redhat.com
GNOME version: Unspecified
GNOME milestone: Unspecified
The gnome mime database thinks OTF files are some kind of ODF file (as
documented in the ODF spec).
However the OTF extension has long been used for OpenType fonts with CFF data,
and there are many more OTF font files in the wild and even in linux
distributions than OTF ODF files.
Therefore the default should be switched to font file.
Even OO.o uses the OTF moniker for font files
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