Proposal for a MIME mapping spec

Stephen Watson swatson at
Thu Jul 8 12:57:34 EEST 2004

>>> Mark McLoughlin <markmc at> 08/Jul/2004 10:12:33 >>>
>On Wed, 2004-07-07 at 22:22, Jonathan Blandford wrote:

>> Each application installs a .desktop file that lists the MIME Types
>> it can support.  A program is then run which caches a mapping of
>> Types to desktop files.  

>	I'm a tiny bit concerned about us continually overloading
>files and that perhaps an app might want to be added to the mime
>but not the menus. Not a huge concern, its probably the best thing to

The ROX desktop currently does not use .desktop files at all.

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