Proposal for a MIME mapping spec
mike at navi.cx
Thu Jul 8 01:43:51 EEST 2004
On Wed, 07 Jul 2004 14:37:21 -0700, Keith Packard wrote:
> What convention will mitigate this effect? Backslash at the end of line?
> Or whitespace on the subsequent lines?
Does there need to be a convention? Why not just have them all on one
line? A slight inconvenience for people editing the file but all good
editors support wrapping and i-searching.
> This is a user trap. Install new desktop files and nothing happens until
> you run the 'magic' program.
I can't see users manually installing desktop files very often. This
*should* be an implementation detail dealt with by the software
> 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.
That's good, because fonts typically *are* installed directly by the user,
being single standalone files with no dependencies. Desktop files are the
opposite, they cannot usefully exist in isolation.
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