Default Program | File Association
alexl at redhat.com
Fri Jan 25 04:22:28 PST 2008
On Fri, 2008-01-25 at 12:23 +0100, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> I was writing an email to talk about that, but I erased it and thought better
> not to.
> The name "defaults.list" is actually a misnomer, IIUC. It isn't a matter of
> defaults, it's a matter of user preference. So this file should save only the
> changes the user makes. Therefore, they should apply anywhere, regardless of
Not only the user can use such a file. For instance a sysadmin can use
it to set site-wide defaults (without having to modify all desktop
> In the absence of said files, the initial preferences from the .desktop files
> apply. As David Faure said, those are fine for most cases already.
Yes. Although there is currently no standardized way to specify the
order of these. But that is a separate issue.
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