[Debichem-devel] Bug#420795: chemical-mime-data: Unknown media type in type 'chemical/x-*'

Petter Reinholdtsen pere at hungry.com
Sun Mar 28 09:53:52 UTC 2010

[Daniel Leidert]
> That's absolutely ok. It is a different
> situation. update-mime-database complains about the unregistered
> 'chemical' media type, not about the an unregistered MIME type (it
> doesn't know, which MIME types have been registered - but it knows
> the registered media types, which have been proposed in the
> MIME-RFCs. 'chemical' has never been registered, so it does complain
> about all MIME types with this media type. Ditto for e.g.  'fonts'
> in fonts/package or 'all' in 'all/allfiles'. That's why u-m-d
> complains.

I still fail to understand how application/x-oregano is different from
for example chemical/x-alchemy.  Neiter are registered with IANA, and
I fail to find any MIME RFC proposing them.

Perhaps the author of u-m-d knows?  Cc to Filip Van Raemdonck.

Happy hacking,
Petter Reinholdtsen

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