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Re: Recommending an image viewer

On Tue, Feb 14, 2006 at 06:59:53PM +0200, Lars Wirzenius wrote:
> ti, 2006-02-14 kello 16:28 +0100, Henning Makholm kirjoitti:
> > Does anybody have a better idea than trying (in vain) to keep myself
> > informed about the supply of image viewers in unstable and adjust the
> > dependencies appropriately?
> Something similar to sensible-browser or such would sort of suggest
> itself. That is, a command (/usr/bin/sensible-image-viewer) that uses
> alternatives or some other mechanism to determine which image viewer to
> start. Image viewer packages would have to be modified to maintain the
> alternative, and I'm not sure if the effort is worth it.

We already have see(1) from mime-support as a generic way to display
images, we're only lacking a way to ensure that a suitable image viewer
has registered itself with mailcap.



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