What to do with urls in elmdentica? :)
Rui Miguel Silva Seabra
rms at 1407.org
Fri Jul 10 14:07:44 CEST 2009
On Fri, Jul 10, 2009 at 01:27:52PM +0200, Jordi Fita wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 10, 2009 at 11:50:44AM +0100, Rui Miguel Silva Seabra wrote:
> > On Fri, Jul 10, 2009 at 12:34:29PM +0200, Christian Rüb wrote:
> > > > On Thu, Jul 09, 2009 at 03:58:21PM +0100, Rui Miguel Silva Seabra wrote:
> > > > > Is there a good enough browser that takes urls from CLI? Or another
> > > > > interface?
> > > >
> > > > Dillo accepts an URL on the command line.
> > >
> > > wouldn' it be a good idea to have system like "alternatives" handle this? so
> > > you could have a link like /usr/bin/www-browser (see Debian) that points to
> > > your favourite browser. And browser packages should deal with the link...
> > >
> > > This way no application would have to bother which browser is actually
> > > installed. Of course, only packages with browsers supporting "browserbinary
> > > <URL>" calls should make use of this system.
> > >
> > > just my 2¢
> > This is precisely what I'd like the future to be. With the difference that
> > the url should be a standardized flag and not just an anonymous argument.
> What about using xdg-open from XdgUtils?
>  http://portland.freedesktop.org/wiki/
Is this available on OpenMoko? To the current browsers support it?
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