xdg-mime (Was: (no subject))

Mike Hearn mike at plan99.net
Sat Apr 15 15:50:04 EEST 2006

On Fri, 14 Apr 2006 17:10:36 +0200, Kevin Krammer wrote:
>> 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.

We've already written code to convert FreeDeskto MIME definitions/file
assocations to KDE 3 format for autopackage. It consists of some custom
shell script and an XSL Transform, IIRC.

We can certainly contribute that to some official XDG tool, if that's

thanks -mike

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