Proposal for a MIME mapping spec
dfaure at trolltech.com
Thu Jul 8 19:33:12 EEST 2004
On Thursday 08 July 2004 17:46, Stuart Children wrote:
> So why do I think they're useful? There are many things one can do with
> "text/html" or "image/jpeg". Typically, you just want to *view* it. So
> that would be $default_web_browser/gqview. Maybe I want to *edit* it?
> That would be bluefish/gimp. What about printing? Converting to other
> formats? One application most certainly does not fit all.
Yes. All of that is implemented with servicemenus in KDE currently,
which is based on the Action stuff but requires .desktop files to be installed
in a special directory. Not sure if that's good or bad.
David Faure, faure at kde.org, sponsored by Trolltech to work on KDE,
Konqueror (http://www.konqueror.org), and KOffice (http://www.koffice.org).
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