default mail app

Tim ignored_mailbox at yahoo.com.au
Fri Nov 10 13:31:03 UTC 2006


On Fri, 2006-11-10 at 06:59 -0500, John Aldrich wrote:
> Fedora/RedHat expects you to make the appropriate changes in Gnome, or
> at least relies on the Gnome settings for the defaults. What we need
> is a *unified*, Window-manager-neutral way of specifying the default
> apps.

That's be something like editing the old /etc/mailcap file.

Though, that has it's drawbacks for some people.  Some who use Gnome and
KDE (gluttons for punishment, they are), might want default apps to be
KDE ones when using KDE, and Gnome ones when using Gnome.  It's one of
those no-win situations.

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