Wording of shared mime spec

Bastien Nocera hadess at hadess.net
Mon Aug 18 14:50:30 PDT 2008

On Mon, 2008-08-18 at 16:44 -0400, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-08-18 at 20:08 +0200, David Faure wrote:
> > The spec currently says, about glob matching:
> > 
> > "If several patterns match then the longest pattern SHOULD be used."
> > 
> > With the recent addition of glob weights, this sentence is missing "... of the same weight", isn't it?
> > 
> > This way *.tar.bz2 is preferred over *.bz2 (as was the intent of this sentence),
> > but still weights are obeyed, so that README.* loses to *.pdf
> > 
> You are right, that should be clarified.

Feel free to drop let me know what to change it to (bonus points for
patches), and I'll get Vincent to update it on the website after that.


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