Icon-mime type associations

Ryan Gammon rgammon at real.com
Fri Sep 17 02:40:03 EEST 2004

Frans Englich wrote:

>There's a difference between adding mimetypes, and changing icons for existing 
>mimetypes. The former is necessary for expandability and flexibility, while 
>the latter is needed if the already selected icon(the theme) is wrong or in 
>some way unsuitable. And that's the question; whether there exists valid 
>cases for changing the icon.

I'm only concerned with adding new mimetypes here -- if the desktop icon 
theme has the mime type covered, I'm fine with the desktop taking 
precedence over the app-provided icon.

Ryan Gammon
rgammon at real.com
Developer for Helix Player

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