mid9 commander ?

Lennart Sorensen lsorense-1wCw9BSqJbv44Nm34jS7GywD8/FfD2ys at public.gmane.org
Thu Nov 19 21:22:39 UTC 2009

On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 11:00:52PM +0300, Zbigniew Koziol wrote:
> That mid9 is just to provoke an answer ;)
> Somewhat I am confused with that nice tool. I read man - and files  
> listed there are not present on the system.
> Midnight Commander (I am used to it for 14 years, but am always  
> forgetting details how it works) has quite a lot of nice features I 
> enjoy.
> For instance, when I choose View on a pdf file - it shows text of pdf  
> file. That means that it "knows" how to parse pdf file and convert it to  
> text. It "knows" as well a lot more, on other files as well. While I am  
> at the moment interested in pdf - I am interested more where to find mc  
> configuration and look into there, and find out what it is doing.

I really really hope mc was smart enough to use the mime types system
rather than invent its own.  At least that way mc can be totally stupid
and just do whatever it is told which is how it should be.

Len Sorensen
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