[Digikam-devel] [Bug 121242] New: takes over MIME type for TIFF images
jjm at keelhaul.demon.co.uk
Thu Feb 2 18:12:20 CET 2006
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Summary: takes over MIME type for TIFF images
Platform: Compiled Sources
AssignedTo: digikam-devel kde org
ReportedBy: jjm keelhaul demon co uk
Version: 0.8.1 (using KDE KDE 3.5.0)
Installed from: Compiled From Sources
The application installs the MIME type image/x-raw which, among the long list of file extensions recognised, defines: *.tif, *.TIFF and *.TIF (twice). Depending on the order in which the types are scanned, this can override the standard MIME type for TIFF files (image/tiff). If this happens, opening a TIFF image will ask for an application (since image/x-raw is not in showfoto's MIME type list, probably this is another bug) instead of opening in the user's standard image viewer.
Suggest that the TIFF extensions should be removed from this MIME type.
There are also other possibly clashing file types in this list:
*.PBM, *.PCX, *.PGM, *.XBM, *.XCF, *.TGA, *.PPM, *.PSD, *.XPM, *.EPS, *.EXR, *.JP2. None of these should be assumed to be RAW images.
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