Bug 121767 - use kdelibs mimelnk files instead
use kdelibs mimelnk files instead
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: openoffice.org (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Dan Williams
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Reported: 2004-04-27 13:14 EDT by Rex Dieter
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-09-25 16:51:03 EDT
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Description Rex Dieter 2004-04-27 13:14:47 EDT
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Description of problem:
Both kdelibs and openoffice.org can provide the mimelnk files

At present, FC's/rawhide's openoffice.org rpm owns these.  I would
argue that kdelibs should be the rightful owner of these files:
1.  mimelnk files are used *only* in kde
2.  the kdelibs versions of these files include more translations
3.  the kdelibs versions of these files include hints to help koffice
to import/export openoffice files.
4.  if openoffice.org is not installed, then these mimetypes are
undefined in kde (potentially crippling koffice's ability
import/export openoffice files)

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Comment 1 Dan Williams 2004-09-25 16:51:03 EDT
OOo no longer installs KDE mimelink files.  Besides, KDE should be
using the .desktop files to figure out what to do.  But anyway, ball
in KDE packages court now.

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