Have a way to dynamically change software associations at distribution level
didrocks at ubuntu.com
Fri Aug 21 07:35:55 PDT 2009
On Fri, Aug 21, 2009 at 10:47 AM, Alexander Larsson<alexl at redhat.com> wrote:
> 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.
Ok, I have updated both specs taking into account last Alexander's proposal.
The new versions are available at:
docbook xml source files are still in the same directory.
If you want to take a look on them, you're really welcome!
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