Associating programs with file types

Thomas Leonard tal00r at
Sun Mar 7 17:57:06 EET 2004

On Sun, Mar 07, 2004 at 03:47:53PM +0000, Mike Hearn wrote:
> I ask this question every few months and have yet to get a satisfactory
> answer, so I'll keep trying until I do ;)
> Q: What are the plans for a standard mimetype->.desktop file association
> mechanism, and how far are we from having something implemented?

Can I add a section to the bottom of the standards page for this?

"Specifications we are planning to work on or collecting requirements

Each subject under it would lead to a page with links to mailing list
discussions, requirements, etc.

Thomas Leonard
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