[Python-Dev] webbrowser.py

Tim Peters tim.one@home.com
Wed, 24 Jan 2001 03:28:34 -0500

> Can you point me to docs explaining the meaning of the BROWSER
> environment variable?  I've never heard of it...  The last new
> environment variables I learned were PAGER and EDITOR, probably 15
> years ago when 4.1BSD was released... :-)

I gotta say, politics aside, BROWSER is a screamingly natural answer to the
question "what comes next in this sequence?":

    PAGER, EDITOR, ...

Dear Lord, even *I* use a browser almost every week <wink>.

explicit-is-better-than-implicit-ly y'rs  - tim