Proposal for a MIME mapping spec
pjp at osdl.org
Thu Jul 8 00:46:28 EEST 2004
Keith Packard wrote:
>This is a user trap. Install new desktop files and nothing happens until
>you run the 'magic' program.
>fontconfig stat's directories looking for changes and automatically
>regenerates a per-user cache. If this is possible, it will eliminate a
>lot of errors.
>Duplication of data should be under system control, not user control.
Yes, this is a potential problem that needs to be addressed.
I would also like to add a plea to at least consider adding an
abstraction layer so that the on-disk hierarchy could be replaced by a
(possibly remote) database of some description (LDAP/RDBMS/etc).
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