Current desktop detection / app access - take 2.

Havoc Pennington hp at
Tue May 18 17:27:15 EEST 2004

On Tue, 2004-05-18 at 09:21, Waldo Bastian wrote:
> Maybe we should start with the specification of a "desktop-launch" tool that 
> implements this yet-to-be-standardized mimetype activation spec so that ISVs 
> can start using it in their software. Then we can start working out the 
> details of the yet-to-be-standardized mimetype activation spec on this list, 
> and distributions can then in the meantime, while they wait for us to finish 
> here and deliver the real thing, already ship such a "desktop-launch" tool 
> based on black voodoo, neural networks and/or the opinion of stock market 
> analysts (I guess they will need to be downsized in order to fit on a CD).

That seems very sensible.


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