shared mime info: URI scheme handlers for non browsers

Pavol Babinčák pavol.babincak at
Tue Oct 18 04:16:48 PDT 2011

On Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 11:12, David Faure <faure at> wrote:
> Instead, the .desktop file should mention %u in the Exec line, so that the
> launchers know that this application supports HTTP urls.
%s doesn't itself mean it can handle HTTP URLs, does it? Reading
Desktop Entry Specification (I think) means it accepts argument in URL
format. This URL can be file or any other specified in
x-scheme-handler/* (according to Shared MIME-info Database spec). Or
am I missing something?


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