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Re: Mozilla icons [was: Open Office 1.1 suggestion]



On Sat, 2003-10-04 at 18:32, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> On Sat, 2003-10-04 at 02:52, Behdad Esfahbod wrote:
> > 
> > It would be nice if everything would rely on htmlview.  I even
> > mean the Browser icon on the panel, so that changing to epiphany
> > in /etc/htmlview.conf would do the switch.
> 
> htmlview is IMHO a horrible hackaround for the problem of not having a
> common MIME association system for all the apps. Are we going to have
> "officeview", "mediaplayerview", "pdfview", etc. with separate
> /etc/fooview.conf for each? It's just an unscalable broken hack.
> 
> I believe the reason we dropped htmlview and go straight to mozilla in
> many places was that we couldn't get a .desktop file right for htmlview.
> StartupNotify=????, Name=?????, you can't fill it out properly.

How about dropping the whole htmlview package if it's not going to be
used and considered an ugly hack (which it is)? The fact that it's
included but then used makes me feel like submitting a bug each time I
find a place that doesn't use it :)

> 
> The light is at the end of the tunnel; I have to hope we'll have a
> common MIME associations system in the next 6 months, there's some
> motion there.

Finally... thank goodness.

	- Panu -




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