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

Michael Leupold lemma at
Fri Aug 14 11:56:26 BST 2009

David Faure wrote:
> On Tuesday 28 July 2009, Raphael Kubo da Costa wrote:
>> 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.

Is this actually possible to decide before deciding on the KPart? According 
to you can't decide on the mime-type 
alone as XHTML documents MAY be served using application/xml or text/xml in 
addition to the proper application/xhtml+xml.


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