Mime Spec updates: Matching order and generic icons

Bastien Nocera hadess at hadess.net
Mon Mar 3 10:10:26 PST 2008

On Mon, 2008-03-03 at 16:05 +0100, David Faure wrote:
> This is not good! It means that any mimetype xml file I generate now with an icon field,
> will break for users who have not upgraded to the future version of update-mime-database
> which will include support for the icon field!
> 1.20         (talex    05-Mar-03):              g_set_error(error, MIME_ERROR, 0,
> 1.20         (talex    05-Mar-03):                      _("Unknown freedesktop.org field '%s'"),
> 1.20         (talex    05-Mar-03):                      field->name);
> I suggest making it a warning at least -- or removing that else clause completely,
> to allow future changes in the mime spec.

That sounds fair. Feel free to commit a patch to do that, or let me know
when you want this fixed by (and file a bug).

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