Re: Important desktop-wide change (MIME)

Could we use a similar hack for adding extra MIME types then?  Each gst-
plugin could install a .desktop with


The MIME system could then be smart enough to group together
all .desktop files with the same Exec line, or we could have a X-Gnome-
AppId=2093758-23alksjd93-lakjsd83 line with a guid that we could group


On Tue, 2004-07-20 at 16:39 -0400, Jonathan Blandford wrote:
> Fernando Herrera <fherrera onirica com> writes:
> > Tue, Jul 20, 2004 at 03:27:32PM -0400, Ray Strode escribió:
> > 
> > >In the Exec= line of the desktop file put 
> > >Exec=bug-buddy --core %f
> > 
> > 	But that would make the application fails when invoked from the
> > menu entry, because in that case there is no core file to pass as an
> > argument.
> > 
> > 	so maybe this new MIME system doesn't allow an application to
> > have conditional parameters to open different kind of files. In the
> > bug-buddy case, it uses two different options for managing different
> > kind of files:
> There's no requirement that you only install one desktop file, or even
> that the desktop file that appears in the menus is the one that the file
> manager uses.  If you install a second desktop entry like this:
> Exec=bug-buddy --core= %f
> NoDisplay=true
> It won't appear in the menu, but nautilus will pick it up.
> Thanks,
> -Jonathan
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