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Re: Breaking programs because a not yet implemented solution exists in theory (Was: Bug#658139: evince: missing mime entry)

Le jeudi 02 février 2012 à 15:51 +0100, Jonas Smedegaard a écrit : 
> The "issue" here (or at least at the dawn of this thread) is that some 
> package maintainers have chosen to break something that used to work.

Claiming that the mime-support system actually works is stretching
reality as much as a bone who just met Chuck Norris’ fist. The policy
might claim it is the recommended way, but only a handful of programs,
such as mutt and lynx, actually make use of this information.

 .''`.      Josselin Mouette
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