Virtual MimeTypes support patch

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Mon Oct 23 20:34:14 BST 2006

Albert Astals Cid wrote:
>> To answer Thiago: I still hope that we find the time to switch kde4 to
>> xdg-shared-mime, so this mechanism (which, I note, is properly
>> designed for interoperability since it installs Type=Application
>> desktop files and doesn't reuse the plugin .desktop files - that's
>> good) should be standardized at the xdg level.
>Well, i asked on xdg list and [almost] noone showed interest on this, so
> i just went and coded it for the DE i use.

The irony is that the discussion was first launched based on Gimp and 
gdk-pixbuf plugins. It just seemed to fit quite well in my solution for 
the available schemes for %u (which we never used anyways).

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