How about derivative MIME-types from "inode/directory", is it already doable?

Bastien Nocera hadess at
Fri Oct 25 09:57:04 UTC 2019

On Wed, 2019-10-23 at 20:25 +0500, Nikita Zlobin wrote:
> So, my idea, is that dirs just like files (plain text) could have
> derivated types. I faced unexpected cases several times, when dir,
> clicked in fm (thunar or pcmanfm, not sure), opened instead in some
> other alternative apps (from Open With... list), such as file
> properties, baobab disk usage analyzer, and even git gui browser
> (qgit).

It's already possible, but might need a lot of patience to fix all the
assumptions that a directory is always of type inode/directory
everywhere in the stack.


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