[clahey at ximian.com: docbook mime type detection]

Christopher James Lahey clahey at ximian.com
Mon Jul 25 22:54:21 EEST 2005

Does anyone have any suggestions for how to proceed here?  I want to
make the mime system detect docbook, since there is a mime type for it.


On Thu, 2005-07-14 at 08:10 +0100, Thomas Leonard wrote:
> ----- Forwarded message from Christopher James Lahey <clahey at ximian.com> -----
> Subject: docbook mime type detection
> From: Christopher James Lahey <clahey at ximian.com>
> Date: Wed, 13 Jul 2005 16:25:32 -0400
> I'm trying to figure out how to make the shared mime database detect the
> mime type of docbook files.  I found the section where xml files can be
> identified by namespace and root element name, but docbook appears to
> not use a namespace.  Could this be extended to include checking the uri
> of the doctype?  Perhaps alternatively we could check the pubid of the
> external entity of the doctype?
> Alternatively, is it possible to specify an empty namespace and just
> specify the localname?  That way any xml docs that match as <article> or
> <book> would just be labeled as docbook.
> How do you suggest I go forward on this?
> Thanks,
>     Chris
> ----- End forwarded message -----

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