Associating mime types with icons - broken?

Mike Hearn mike at
Tue Mar 22 01:14:07 EET 2005

On Mon, 21 Mar 2005 20:11:44 +0000, Thomas Leonard wrote:
> If we can agree on some naming scheme (preferably one that doesn't have
> all the names starting with "gnome-", and doesn't annoy Windows/Mac
> users) then I'll update ROX to use that.

I'm not entirely sure how it works, but GNOME maps them to
"gnome-mime-application-x-foo", IOW it simply replaces a slash with a
dash. It's too bad the / character can't be used in the icon names. For
maximum compatibility maybe the GNOME scheme should just be adopted.

thanks -mike

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