Custom File Types on Linux

Monte Goulding monte at
Wed Sep 25 23:59:01 EDT 2002

Hi All

The following url seems to be providing some good info on creating custom
file types on Linux:

I don't know much about Linux but I'm interested in working out what bridges
need to be crossed to build my apps for Linux.

For starters I need to be able to create custom file types. I also need to
be able to open any file in its default application. I'm also wondering if
files can be opened in a running app on Linux (DDE on Win32, AppleEvents on


Monte Goulding
B.App.Sc. (Hons.)

Executive Director
Sweat Technologies

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