Re: Browsers which do not know how to handle mailto
Andreas Tille wrote:
> when I tried to introduce my family into some issues of our home setup
> I found out that neither Galeon nor Mozilla-Firebird are able to handle
> mailto URLs. Perhaps this is a Gnome issue that this protocol is not
> predefined but I regard it inacceptable that a finished installation
> of a desktop is - well, not useable for an unexperienced user. These
> browsers should get a sane configuration to call "mail-reader"
> instead of throwing errors.
Anthony Campbell wrote:
> There is an add-on for Firebird (mozex 1.07) which provides this support
> and does seem to work.
Guess somebody needs to package it.
Life is too short to run proprietary software. -- Bdale Garbee