Changing the default application associated with application/xml to Kate?

David Faure faure at
Fri Aug 14 11:10:30 BST 2009

On Tuesday 28 July 2009, Raphael Kubo da Costa wrote:
> Hi there,
> I'm not sure if this should actually be taken to kde-devel; if so,
> please tell me.
> Bug 201162 ( isn't actually a bug - the
> default application associated with XML files is Konqueror, but when
> the XML file isn't styled it just renders a blank page, confusing the
> users.

Interesting, both khtml and kdewebkit render a blank page indeed.
I was hoping webkit fixed that; guess not.

So I agree, real xml files could go to kate. But make sure that the xhtml
subtype keeps going to konqueror.

David Faure, faure at, sponsored by Qt Software @ Nokia to work on KDE,
Konqueror (, and KOffice (

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