protocol handling spec?
de_lupus at pandora.be
Sat Aug 7 17:37:58 EEST 2004
I agree I was looking into adding aim: and irc: support to gnome-vfs and
noticed the way they store what app is openend with mailto: etc is kind
of stupid. It shouldn't belong in gconf! It should be desktop
On Sat, 2004-08-07 at 11:30, Christian Neumair wrote:
> While we've made much progress in desktop environment-independent
> handling of MIME types, that's not the case for protocol handling.
> I don't know all of the requirements yet, so here are some basic
> question that come in mind when talking about protocol handlers:
> - protocol://path/file.doc != protocol://path/file.xls?,
> i.e. should protocol handling have any relation to MIME handling?
> - good idea to integrate with application .desktop files?
> - how to deal with multiple handlers?
> - current intermediate solution in GNOME: gconf has:
> What about KDE?
> - only deal with remote files? What about file://?
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