Trash specification, version 0.1

Alexander Larsson alexl at
Fri Sep 3 18:14:38 EEST 2004

On Fri, 2004-09-03 at 14:15 +0200, David Faure wrote:
> On Friday 03 September 2004 14:06, Alexander Larsson wrote:
> > Yes. That is why when viewing /usr/share/mimelnk/image in Nautilus you
> > get a bunch of icons all called "No name". I know this isn't a huge
> > problem for kde, and its not likely to be a huge problem for gnome users
> > either. However, I don't see the advantage of allowing this problem to
> > show up at all.
> OK, well, we'll move away from mimetype desktop files in KDE4
> (thanks to the shared mimetype standard), and probably away from
> service desktop files too (Waldo: this is another reason for it),
> so I guess the problem will be solved in due course.
> OK for [Trash Info] then. AFAICS it means we should register a new mimetype
> for it (application/x-trashinfo), in the shared mimetype database, right?

Yeah. Probably.

 Alexander Larsson                                            Red Hat, Inc 
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