Bastien Nocera hadess at hadess.net
Mon Jan 16 04:49:31 PST 2012

On Sun, 2012-01-15 at 17:40 +0400, DAV wrote:
> Hello!
> My name is Dmitriy and I'm working on filemanager (yep yet another :)
> ).
> Some time ago I was in need of a library which should be able to read
> mime data.
> So, I've chosen xdgmime because for me it is the best alternative from
> the list
> "http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Specifications/shared-mime-info-spec#Current_implementors".
> But unfortunately xdgmime is missing implementation of some important
> specifications like "Desktop Entry Specification",  "Icon Theme
> Specification" and "Icon Naming Specification".

xdgmime is a reference implementation for the mime info specification.
We won't be adding support for other specifications to it. But having
separate implementations for the other specifications is likely useful.


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