Have a way to dynamically change software associations at distribution level
alexl at redhat.com
Fri Aug 21 01:47:11 PDT 2009
On Wed, 2009-08-19 at 23:01 +0200, Didier Roche wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 19, 2009 at 10:02 PM, David Faure<faure at kde.org> wrote:
> > On Wednesday 19 August 2009, Alexander Larsson wrote:
> >> Prefixing with the
> >> desktop name is fully backwards compat with deployed file formats, and
> >> needs no extra files, which is why I like it.
> > And yet it has exactly the drawbacks you mentionned before in the same email,
> > about not abusing the mimetype system ;-)
> > In which file exactly would you use a fake mimetypename like KDE-text/plain?
> > I certainly don't think this should appear in mimeapps.list nor in desktop
> > files, right?
> > So this is only for mimeinfo.cache, or am I missing something?
> I think that Alexander was talking about building the cache with the
> prefix to not abuse to read desktop file again and don't add any new
> mimetype name or did I misunderstand?
> > About a better name than DesignedFor... UseByDefaultIn?
> or SuitedIn?
SuitedFor seems like the more "correct" form of that, but I think
UseByDefaultIn is better. Its less jugemental and talks only about what
the effect of this is.
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