Proposal for a MIME mapping spec

Jonathan Blandford jrb at
Thu Jul 8 16:59:09 EEST 2004

Ghee Teo <Ghee.Teo at Sun.COM> writes:

> Hi,
>     Bravo! This is some good writeup here!
>     Once thing which it does not mention though is backwards
> compatibility. What happen to apps which have been created the desktop
> before this spec but due to some reasons, these desktop files cannot
> be updated according to this new spec, how will they behave?

We aren't really changing anything about the old desktop spec, but are
just clarifying it a bit.  Applications that don't use this will simply
not get listed as supporting a MIME Type -- pretty much the state of the
art already.


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