Re: Bug#681687: missing mime entry
Neil McGovern writes ("Re: Bug#681687: missing mime entry"):
> On Thu, Jul 26, 2012 at 01:26:36PM +0200, Kurt Roeckx wrote:
> > So I think there are 3 options for wheezy:
> > 1) Have update-mime read the .desktop file, but don't update
> > any packages to replace mime files with .desktop files.
> > 2) Change all mime files to .desktop files (where possible), and
> > have update-mime read the .desktop file.
> > 3) Don't change update-mime to read the .desktop file, have
> > packages ship both .desktop and mime files, re-adding mime
> > files where needed.
> I would suggest 3 for wheezy,
This looks sensible to me.
> and 2 afterwards.
I don't think we should prejudge this at this stage. We don't need a
decision on this now. We should have a proper conversation about how
to avoid the duplicated information, while preserving existing
functionality, after wheezy is released. Then we can think about it
without worrying about release issues.