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Re: sensible-browser and sensible-image-viewer

On Mon, 9 Apr 2001 09:51:24 -0400
Matt Zimmerman <mdz@debian.org> wrote:

> On Mon, Apr 09, 2001 at 01:17:37PM +0200, Bill Allombert wrote:
> > It seems the simplest way to implement it is to have each browser
> > add an alternatives for "web-browser".
> > 
> > This way sensible-browser has only to look at $BROWSER
> > and if it is not defined, use web-browser.
> >
> > The only problem I see is that we need to know which
> > browsers are text mode and need to be lauched in a terminal,
> > and which terminal.(if we are under X)
> > 
> > And does browsers have to register mime type text/html ?
> mailcap already has a facility for taking care of that sort of thing.  All that
> is necessary is a MIME type for URL data (this may already exist, but I don't
> know what it is).




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