Andras Mantia amantia at kde.org
Tue Jul 26 21:18:30 BST 2005

On Tuesday 26 July 2005 22:47, Nicolas Goutte wrote:
> If your goal is to open text files, then I suppose that it is why
> X-KDE-Text was created (by the Kate developers if I remember well).

BY Waldo on my request IIRC. ;-)

> In any case, if a mime type has not a X-KDE-Text but is text-based,
> then this property should be added to that mime type.
> Also X-KDE-.Text is also part of the mime type database of
> freedesktop.org, so if we are switching to this database in KDE4, we
> should be careful that we would not have control anymore of what mime
> type "is also" another mime type.

So this means X-KDE-Text is not deprecated and has different functiona 
than X-KDE-IsAlso? I though that the latter deprecates the former, thus 
my idea to change the mimetypes. If not, I will change the code in 
KDevelop to not rely on isAlso when checking if a file is text or not.

> Have a nice day!
> > Andras

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