[Bug 576360] New: OTF is a font format

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Mon Mar 23 08:51:06 UTC 2009

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  gnome-vfs | MIME and file/program mapping | Ver: unspecified
           Summary: OTF is a font format
           Product: gnome-vfs
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: Other
        OS/Version: Windows
            Status: UNCONFIRMED
          Severity: normal
          Priority: Normal
         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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