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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.


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