xdg-mime (Was: (no subject))

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at gmx.at
Fri Apr 14 18:10:36 EEST 2006

On Friday 14 April 2006 09:26, Bastian, Waldo wrote:

> Yes, that's a good point. The shared mime spec is definitly where we
> want to go and it would be an ill-adviced decision for a desktop to come
> up with a different way. Xdg-mime is in the first place a way to speed
> up that transition process from an application point of view.
> To achieve that, I would like to add to xdg-mime a way to install shared
> mime-spec compliant mime-type definitions. For desktop's that don't
> support the shared mime-spec yet (KDE 3, old Gnome versions) xdg-mime
> could then convert it into the legacy format required by those
> environments.

I think I can manage the KDE3 part, but it would be of great help if at least 
one GNOME developer would also participate in Portland Project activities.


Kevin Krammer <kevin.krammer at gmx.at>
Qt/KDE Developer, Debian User
Moderator: www.mrunix.de (German), www.qtcentre.org
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