Bug 240669 - Fontforge should declare .sfd type
Summary: Fontforge should declare .sfd type
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: fontforge   
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Version: 9
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Kevin Fenzi
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks: F8Target
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-05-19 20:03 UTC by Nicolas Mailhot
Modified: 2008-05-19 03:20 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-05-19 03:20:30 UTC
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Description Nicolas Mailhot 2007-05-19 20:03:33 UTC
Fontforge should declare the .sfd extension so tools like nautilus know what it is


Comment 1 Kevin Fenzi 2007-06-08 02:10:43 UTC
In order to do that don't we need a mime-type associated with .sfd files?
Looking at some I have here, file shows them as: 

ASCII English text, with very long lines

Would we need to teach gnome-vfs and/or file about these?

Happy for any suggestions on how to move forward... 

Comment 2 Kevin Fenzi 2008-03-25 03:21:38 UTC
I have this working here locally... but I had to make up a mime type for sfd
files. :( 

I have posted a email to the fontforge-devel list asking if upstream would like
to request a standard type or would like me to just make one up. 

Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 02:55:22 UTC
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
More information and reason for this action is here:

Comment 4 Kevin Fenzi 2008-05-19 03:20:30 UTC
ok, there is now an official mime type for sfd and I have setup fontforge in
rawhide to use it. I am going to close this one out... let me know if you run
into any issues with it. 

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