Proposal for a MIME mapping spec

David Faure dfaure at
Thu Jul 8 19:42:31 EEST 2004

On Thursday 08 July 2004 18:33, David Faure wrote:
> 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[1] 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.


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