[Python-Dev] webbrowser.py

Skip Montanaro skip@mojam.com (Skip Montanaro)
Wed, 24 Jan 2001 00:31:08 -0600 (CST)

    Guido> BROWSER seems unlikely to take the world by storm and I don't
    Guido> feel I need to be involved in the effort to get it accepted.

Editors and web browsers are classes of tools which (one would hope) will
always come in several varieties.  Users have to have some way to specify
what to launch.  BROWSER seems analogous to the EDITOR environment variable
which is commonly used in Unix environments for just that purpose.