Re: proposal for MIME behavior in GNOME

Jody Goldberg <jody gnome org> writes:

> I'd like to raise related use case we've discussed before.
>     - Default applications.
> It is clearly a related issue to mime type, but has its own
> particularities.  The obvious example that most apps hit eventually
> is email and the dreaded 'send to' operation.
>     - which mailer should be used ?
>     - what set of mailto: does that app support ?
> Gnumeric currently hard codes evo.
> OO has several thousand lines of code to handle different
> interpretations of the rfcs, and handles evo or netscape-mail.
> Does it seem feasible to handle this now ?

The main problems here seem to still be for selecting the mailer and
webbrowser.  Is the current 'Preferred Applications' dialog not good


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