Re: new mime detection approach

On Wed, 2004-01-14 at 21:20, Fabio Gomes wrote:
> Thank you, Alex and Dave. I really missed your opinion on this subject.
> > We also sniff files when they are selected the first time. 
> Since metadata is not a solution, maybe this one should be optional.
> I have one more suggestion for a solution: When the regex match and the
> content differs, the Open With menu could show available applications
> for both file types.

Both are not stored currently.

> I also have a question: The "Open with another application" dialog
> currently (as in 2.4.x), when you click "Modify..." for an app, has an
> option 'Use as default for "myportfolio.html" only'. How does this work?
> Could we use this for permantently storing the option used in the
> approach mentioned in the above paragraph?

The totally sucky open with user interface was slated for total
replacement in 2.6. Unfortunately due to broken harddrives and other
issues this seems to not have happened.

 Alexander Larsson                                            Red Hat, Inc 
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