Suggest packages to support unknown file types

Registered by Matt Zimmerman on 2006-06-14

If a user attempts to open a file for which no application support is available, we should check whether support is available by installing a new package, and if so, offer to install it for the user.

Blueprint information

Status:
Complete
Approver:
Colin Watson
Priority:
Medium
Drafter:
Michael Vogt
Direction:
Needs approval
Assignee:
Ian Jackson
Definition:
Approved
Series goal:
Accepted for edgy
Implementation:
Implemented
Milestone target:
None
Started by
Matt Zimmerman on 2006-08-16
Completed by
Ian Jackson on 2007-09-20

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Suitable version is now in edgy; further performance improvements will probably be deferred to edgy+1. -iwj 7.9.06

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