desktop entry files and directories

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Tue May 2 22:37:18 EEST 2006

Jaap Karssenberg wrote:
>What I'm trying to do is 1) set some kind of flag for some directories
>and then 2) tell the file browser my application can open those
>directories. Since I now see that this can not be done with any of the
>xdg specs I will go for the "project file" solution. I'll put a file in
>each of those directories with a newly defined mimetype for my
>application. Probably those "project files" will look a lot like
>.desktop files.

I don't think any file browser supports that. You cannot set the MIME type 
for a directory.

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