Re: Suggestion for file type detection approach

----- Original Message -----
From: iain <iain prettypeople org>
Date: Thursday, December 25, 2003 11:55 am
Subject: Re: Suggestion for file type detection approach

> On Thu, 2003-12-25 at 14:48 -0300, Fabio Gomes wrote:
> However...
> > DETECTION BY SUFFIX                                	
> >  1.Allows wrong results on invalid input (files with wrong 
> >    suffixes)
> Cannot be fixed to run correctly.

Yes it can, the file suffix can be changed.

There is nothing more frustrating than opening a dir of mp3's in nautilus and have it take over 2 min to display the files.  While in windows it takes the blink of an eye.

I am all for nautilus using the extension when available and sniffing when appropriate (a file missing a suffix or when requested by the user)

just my .02

> Which is more common
> a) Files which are badly named?
> b) Files which are funny and nautilus sniffs the wrong thing?

  c) Nautilus bringing a system to its knees every time a dir with a large amount of files is opened?
> iain
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