deprecated files

Stanislav Brabec sbrabec at
Tue Jul 3 09:02:12 PDT 2007

Stefan.Kost at wrote:
> hi,
> For my application I still install those *.application, *.keys and
> *.mime files. Are they still needed/used. Is it enough to install the
> *.desktop and *.xml (mime) file(s).

Upstream GNOME says, that they are still needed and supported for
deprecated GNOME API. But probably nobody uses them and in OpenSuSE
Linux 10.3 these files will not be packaged most probably.
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Best Regards / S pozdravem,

Stanislav Brabec
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