general MIME types port (was: Re: cvs commit:ports/mail/sylpheed Makefile distinfo pkg-plist)

Joe Marcus Clarke marcus at marcuscom.com
Sat Jul 31 16:29:39 PDT 2004


On Sat, 31 Jul 2004, Alexander Leidinger wrote:

> On Tue, 13 Jul 2004 15:14:22 +0000 (UTC)
> Oliver Lehmann <oliver at freebsd.org> wrote:
>
>> oliver      2004-07-13 15:14:22 UTC
>>
>>   FreeBSD ports repository
>>
>>   Modified files:
>>     mail/sylpheed        Makefile distinfo pkg-plist
>>   Log:
>>   fetch & Install sylpheed-mime.types to send attached Files with a propper
>>   mime-type declaration.
>
> A lot of ports either install a MIME types file (e.g. apache,
> gnomemimetypes), or are able to use one (e.g. the 3 sylpheed ports).
>
> Is someone willing to help in creating a general MIME types port and
> patch every port to use it?

This is what misc/shared-mime-info is for.  This is the new MIME spec from 
Freedesktop.org.  GNOME already uses this, and I think KDE is also moving 
in this direction.

Joe

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