Author steve.dower
Recipients paul.moore, steve.dower, tim.golden, zach.ware
Date 2020-02-14.08:49:42
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The installer for Windows creates file associations in Tools/msi/launcher/launcher_reg.wxs that identify ".py[w]" files as text/plain.

This is inconsistent with the mimetypes module, which uses text/x-python, and may cause some applications to assume that calling ShellExecute on a .py file will open a text editor rather than executing the script.

We should update the MIME type to text/x-python. This can be backported, as the change is in the launcher and isn't tied to the usual upgrade paths anyway.
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