Proposal for a MIME mapping spec
jrb at redhat.com
Thu Jul 8 18:10:30 EEST 2004
Billy Biggs <vektor at dumbterm.net> writes:
> I would suggest not to use a semi-colon as a delimiter in the list,
> since this is used to supply parameters in a MIME type as described in
> RFC2045. Instead, why not use a comma-separated list to follow the
> convention of protocols like HTTP?
For better or worse, the current list deliminator in .desktop files is
';'. You are right though, it is a potential problem. Given the wide
deployment of desktop files, I think we'd probably prefer to escape ';'
in lists rather than change the deliminator.
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