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Adam R. Maxwell
amaxwell at mac.com
Wed May 22 23:53:09 CEST 2013
On May 22, 2013, at 14:37, Peter Dyballa <Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE> wrote:
> Am 22.05.2013 um 23:13 schrieb Adam R. Maxwell:
>> Launch Services relies on the UTI.
> But doesn't care whether it's "this" or "that" name. Essential is that only one and unique UTI is used for that category, that one set of "methods" is used to handle the files. So it plays no role whether an old or a new importer is used.
Correct, the name string doesn't matter as such. However, older importers ignore the edu.uoregon UTI because they don't recognize it as anything they can handle, so in this case the UTI affects whether an old or new importer will work. There are other issues with the way it declared types, but that gets pretty far into the weeds…
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