KImageIO::mimeTypes and SVG/SVGZ Files

David Faure faure at
Wed Aug 31 16:55:36 BST 2011

On Wednesday 31 August 2011 16:14:34 Martin Koller wrote:
> On Wednesday, 31. August 2011 14:03:57 Allan Sandfeld Jensen wrote:
> > You should remember to also make the compressed type a subtype of the
> > correct compressed archive type. This way the file can be recognized
> > and decompressed even if no direct image/svg+xml-compressed handler is
> > registered.
> Hmmm... not sure if I understand.
> In the shared-mime-info database file
> /usr/share/mime/image/svg+xml-compressed.xml
> there is already
>   <sub-class-of type="application/x-gzip"/>
> Is this information not used already ?

I think Allan too, confused a "kimgio plugin description file" with a 
"mimetype definition file" :-)

David Faure, faure at,
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