This extension point allows to plug different strategies for supporting unassociated files inside the IDE. Strategies can be such as forcing a specific editor, asking user to choose an editor, polling a remote registry to find an editor...
Users and extenders are able to choose which strategy to use by setting the related org.eclipse.ui.ide.unassociatedEditorStrategy preference to the id of their favourite strategy.
The default strategy is to check for system editor and to open the Eclipse text editor if no relevant editor is found.
<!ELEMENT extension (strategy)+>
point CDATA #REQUIRED
id CDATA #IMPLIED
name CDATA #IMPLIED>
<!ELEMENT strategy EMPTY>
id CDATA #REQUIRED
class CDATA #REQUIRED
label CDATA #REQUIRED
interactive (true | false) >
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