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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

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