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Re: RSS/RDF Aggregator

From: BALATON Zoltan
Subject: Re: RSS/RDF Aggregator
Date: Sun, 2 Nov 2003 14:12:32 +0100 (MET)

Regarding finding applications for URL schemes:

On Wed, 22 Oct 2003, [ISO-8859-1] Marcus M?ller wrote:
> When implementing such a thing for GNUstep, the most important aspect
> IMHO, however, is that there's a central registry of all applications
> implementing a specific set of URL schemes and an order of preference
> in which to use it. This could be very well implemented by using user
> defaults. It could be GWorkspace's responsibility to update this
> information on launch - might also be the responsibility of a script
> (analogue to make_services) which gets triggered by GWorkspace.
> Preferences.app should implement editing of the default values, like
> the Internet.prefPane does on Mac OS X.

Isn't it the same problem as finding apps that can handle a specific
filetype? In that case the same mechanism should be used for consistency.


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