KImageIO::mimeTypes and SVG/SVGZ Files

David Faure faure at
Wed Aug 31 16:54:45 BST 2011

On Wednesday 31 August 2011 11:39:13 Michael Pyne wrote:
> such as why use .desktop files for mime types

Well, this doesn't define a mimetype, it defines a plugin :-)

(e.g. it defines whether reading or writing is supported, which shared-mime-
info doesn't do).

The translated name is redundant indeed, though, it's not used, except when 
looking at the servicetype's associated plugins in keditfiletype.

David Faure, faure at,
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