- 06 Oct. 2006 - 20:27:
File type association cleanup job!
I figure VP is always going to be my best bet for making an app request/suggestion thread
Though this is more of a backend job than an interface change.
Some apps handle file associations elegantly - one (Default) = blahfile and then contain all the pertinent info in HKCR/blahfile. Some, however, are not so elegant, spewing their file associations willy nilly, here and there, putting 37 different file types in the file types list when one would suffice. Irfanview is a perfect example.
So what I'm wondering is, how difficult would it be to take an app that can scan HKCR's file types and look at the various associations there, then provide a summary and allow you to "clean up" these messy file types?
Just thinking out loud, like