From: Rui Miguel Silva Seabra (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Apr 18 2002 - 06:53:35 EDT
On Thu, 2002-04-18 at 11:42, Håvard Wigtil wrote:
> On Thu, 2002-04-18 at 12:00, Rui Miguel Silva Seabra wrote:
> > On Thu, 2002-04-18 at 09:08, Håvard Wigtil wrote:
> > > I'm trying clean up the mime types for Abiword in Gnome.
> > That would be text/abiword IIRC.
> Gnome (and KDE, IIRC) currently uses application/x-abiword. In the past
> when I've downloaded attachments from the list archives they've been
> Part of the cleanup I'm doing is removing the remains of text/abiword,
> but I could put it back if there is strong consensus on text/abiword,
> and consensus on a separate type (aplication/x-abiword-compressed?) for
> .zabw files.
hmms, then its probable that I recalled incorrectly :)
text/x-abiword(-compressed)? is better.
> > > One problem is that there is some confusion on what the executable name
> > > should be. IIRC, in older releases there used to be in /usr/bin an
> > > "AbiWord" link to the executable, where as recent releases only ship
> > > with an "abiword" link. (And the link is not part of the files listed in
> > > the RPM, which is IMHO bad.)
> > The link is there, just try to do: rpm -q abiword --scripts
> > Besides, a user that would be confused with that, probably doesn't even
> > know how to do rpm -ivh file.rpm.
> But you can't do "rpm -qf /usr/bin/abiword" if you're confused, or do
> "rpm -V abiword" to discover that the link is gone.
> Imagine that grandma somehow manages to delete /usr/bin/abiword, if the
> link is part of the installed files tools such as Red Carpet will be
> able to tell her that she has a damaged package and fix it for her.
I will see to that, however it won't be ready for 1.0's abiword.spec.
However, at least both Ximian and RedHat use their own specs.
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