Bug#629105: hydrogen: Purports to handle SVG files

Gabriel M. Beddingfield gabrbedd at gmail.com
Fri Jun 3 15:44:58 UTC 2011

On Fri, 3 Jun 2011, Torquil Macdonald Sørensen wrote:

> In the file manager Thunar, Hydrogen is presented as a handler for SVG files.
> Is this caused by the line
> MimeType=text/xml;
> in /usr/share/applications/hydrogen.desktop ?
> Perhaps SVG is a subset of XML? So, in claiming to handle XML, Hydrogen is
> presented as a handler for SVG files indirectly?

Hydrogen's song and drumkit files are indeed XML files. 
But no, Hydrogen does not handle SVG files (which are also 
XML files).

I think this is a bug in Thunar.  The mime type for SVG is 


[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/SVG/intro.html#MIMEType

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