Re: EggRecent [was Re: libomelette [was Re: glib unicode regular expression api]]

On Thu, 2004-07-08 at 12:21 +0200, Sven Neumann wrote:

> > - Why do we need egg_recent_item_set_mime_type()?
> > egg_recent_item_new_from_uri() computes the MIME type automatically.
> > Isn't that what we want to happen in all cases?
> How can it compute the mimetype from the URI? It would have to open
> the file again (bad!) and even then it can only succeed when the
> mime-type is registered in shared-mime-info database which is not
> guaranteed to be the case. It should be left to the application to set
> the mime-type.

Yeah, good point... the application may even be saving to a filename
without an extension.


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