Re: Proposal: new alternatives links
On Mon, Aug 06, 2001 at 08:09:00PM +0200, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> On Mon, 6 Aug 2001, Eduard Bloch wrote:
> > Back to this issue: looking to the discussion I see that it doesn't make
> > much sence to use alternatives for such customisation. Instead, we need
> > some kind of magic application, which take the favorite
> > from users ~/.mime.types and ~/.mailcap and runs the appropriate
> > program. I imagine something like:
> > autoopen lecture.mp3
> > autoopen foobar.html
> > autoopen --mime-type text/plain
> > Did anyone create something like that, or should I invest my time into a
> > new project?
> Find out what package /etc/mime.types belongs to. display the contents of
> that package. Find the single file in that package with the x bit set
> (symlinks don't count :-P )
> Yes, it already exists ;-)
"man see" would be the most helpful in this case...
BTW, I'm running sid.