Re: proposal for MIME behavior in GNOME

> .From the original couple of posts I got the impression that the problem
> was determining how to deal with foo brand XML file, and my thought was
> that if you know it's an XML file (which will be text AFAIK) and if you
> can't determine the subtype then open it in a generic viewer.  My
> thinking then went to why not have a universal viewer to deal with *all*
> unknown non-binary files.
> Of course, it's early enough in the morning I am probably just
> completely confused and need more caffiene, so just ignore me :D

OK, but how would the universal viewer know of which type the file is,
if Nautilus can't ? And, if the universal viewer really can determine of
which type it is, why couldn't Nautilus know it too ?

Julien Olivier <julo altern org>

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