Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 609033
XML files should not be associated with firefox by default because of 608691
Last modified: 2010-07-20 13:29:17 EDT
Description of problem:
I am not sure whether this is the right component for this problem..
Firefox should not be the default application to be associated with XML files. Firefox is consuming too much memory which may "freeze" the system as described in bz608691.
Rather gedit should be used insted.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux major release. Product Management has requested further
review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux Major release. This request is not yet committed for
Then firefox should stop advertising that it can open XML files.
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