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Re: Detecting "default browser"?

John Goerzen <jgoerzen@complete.org> writes:

> On Thu, Mar 20, 2003 at 08:37:50AM +0100, Ralf Treinen wrote:
>> Alternatives are made for that. /usr/sbin/www-browser points, through
>> a chain of symlinks, to some browser. See update-alternatives(8)
> This is a system-wide default.  I don't think that makes any sense.  If one
> user uses KDE and preferrs Konqueror, and another uses Gnome and prefers
> Galeon, why should we force all users on the system to use Mozilla because
> that's what root prefers?

The same could be said for a lot of stuff that uses the alternatives
system.  Is the patch at #77828 ever going to be integrated?

I had no feelings about it.  It was aloof and licked itself too much.
Like my cat Mr. Trotsky.

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