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Re: Default Application for RPM files



On Fri, 2004-06-11 at 14:27, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> On Fri, 2004-06-11 at 12:24, Mariano Draghi wrote:
> > 
> > I believe it has to do with the fact that the "official" or "standard" 
> > MIME/type for the RPM extension is "Real Media" something.
> > So at some point it was decided to leave the .rpm files without 
> > asociation (an asociation with "Install Packages" would be non-standard, 
> > and an asociation with Real Media Player would be a mistake in a 
> > rpm-based distribution as FC2)
> 
> That can't be right - we should be able to use sniffing anyhow, or at
> least associate the ".arch.rpm" extension if not plain ".rpm"
> 
> Havoc

The Real Player .rpm MIME Type (according to the RealPlayer mozilla
plugin) is: audio/x-pn-realaudio-plugin which means it's not "official"
or "standard", but is an extension.  Additionally, I have *never* seen
such a file in the wild, .ra and .ram, yes, but .rpm has always been an
application.
-- 
Shahms King <shahms shahms com>



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