main extension for a mimetype
dfaure at trolltech.com
Wed Jul 2 03:05:36 PDT 2008
On Wednesday 02 July 2008, Bastien Nocera wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-07-01 at 15:46 +0200, David Faure wrote:
> > The concept of the "main" extension for a mimetype is missing in
> > shared-mime-info,
> > (which constitutes a regression compared to our earlier system).
> > I see two solutions:
> > 1) fixing update-mime-database to respect the order of the globs [but
> > this is a bit of an undocumented use of that order]
> I'd go for this one, and documenting it. It would avoid a revup of the
> mime cache version, and unbreak your application for free.
Sounds good to me :-)
[It would also make unit tests more easy to write reliably; right now I have to sort the list of patterns
I get from the system and to sort the expected list of patterns, just to be able to compare them...]
David Faure, faure at kde.org, sponsored by Trolltech to work on KDE,
Konqueror (http://www.konqueror.org), and KOffice (http://www.koffice.org).
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