shared-mime-info question

David Faure dfaure at
Wed May 12 13:05:06 EEST 2004

On Wednesday 12 May 2004 11:59, Mike Hearn wrote:
> On Wed, 12 May 2004 10:59:30 +0200, David Faure wrote:
> > Yep. I suggest renaming it to application/x-ksh for consistency,
> > removing /bin/ksh from the matches for application/x-shellscript
> > and adding sub-class-of="application/x-executable-script"
> We can get away with this now as the database is still young, but what are
> the stability guarantees like for the future? What if an application
> expected ksh to be text/ksh and then it was renamed?

This is what aliases are for. I didn't suggest an alias since it's indeed
still young, but if anyone has compatibility concerns, an alias should be added.

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