Eric S. Raymond
Wed, 24 Jan 2001 12:31:55 -0500
Moshe Zadka <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> > How will the expected adherence of apps to BROWSER jive with the
> > current (and poorly understood by me) Windows convention of
> > specifying the "default" browser somewhere in the registry?
> The "webbrowser" module should prefer to take the setting from the
> registry on windows.
Um, that's not the way it works right now. The windows-default browser choice
launches the registered default browser, but BROWSER may have something else
in its search list first.
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