Trusted vs Unstrusted MIME types

Christopher Aillon caillon at
Sun Jul 8 07:46:40 PDT 2007

Thomas Leonard wrote:
> On Sat, 07 Jul 2007 16:22:19 -0400, Christopher Aillon wrote:
>> Thomas Leonard wrote:
>>> Christopher Aillon wrote:
> [ unsnipped ]
>>>> Why risk a .desktop file which  is wrong?
>>> Both the .desktop file and the MIME information come from the
>>> application, so that doesn't help you.
>> You are correct that the desktop file and the MIME information the
>> application claims to support both come from the application.  Good
>> thing for me that this thread isn't about that.  :-)
> My point is, if you think that the application developer / packager will
> incorrectly state that their application is safe*, then they could just as
> easily state that the MIME type is safe too

No.  I'm not talking about anything on an application level -- you're 
the only one that keeps bringing that up.  I'm asking for the epiphany 
database (the one I posted a link in the first post in this thread) to 
be imported fd.o.  Applications will not be able to override this.

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