The file browser

edscott wilson garcia edscott at
Fri Jan 23 04:01:18 CET 2004

On Thu, 2004-01-22 at 15:49, Chris Brault wrote:
> Ah yes,
> > regarding mime-types, you should think about
> > implementing the
> > mime-type-database.
> I have looked at that, and considered it. However, I
> want the mime-types to be small, simple and easily
> adjustable. So I wrote a different type of interface
> for this purpose and an XML file to match. Most of you
> don't use a hundred specialized programs. Most of us
> use the same stuff, so I much smaller, more
> configurable style seemed appropriate. Plus, I didn't
> feel like wading through the database (sheer
> laziness), and I wanted to do something original
> (sheer pride). Otherwise, thanks for the suggestion.

Just try to make your xml file to use the same tags. That should not be
too difficult and would ensure compatibility without extra work down the


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