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Re: Alternatives entries for postscript/pdf-viewer

On Wed, Oct 29, 2003 at 02:20:44PM +0100, Matthias Urlichs wrote:

> That is unfortunate, as there doesn't seem to be a good way to find out
> which viewer programs are actually installed, so that the package in
> question is unuseable without either manual configuration, or depending on
> a specific viewer program which the user might not want on their system.

Debian has a MIME handler registration system which viewer programs
ougut to be making use of - see section 9.7 of policy and the MIME sub
policy pointed to there.  The run-mailcap program can be used to find an
appropriate program for a given MIME type.

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