[Python-Dev] webbrowser.py: browser >/dev/null 2>&1
Fred L. Drake, Jr.
fdrake at acm.org
Thu Mar 24 00:45:11 CET 2005
On Wednesday 23 March 2005 08:25, Rodrigo Dias Arruda Senra wrote:
> Under some linux distros (I'm positive for some Mdk releases), Mozilla is
> compiled dumping a lot of info to stdout/stderr. Since one of the goals of
> webbrowser is to give the end-user a stress-free experience, there goes
> the mentioned nullification <wink>.
This sounds familliar. This was certainly true when Mozilla was young and I
actually wrote the webbrowser module. (Or was that, when Grail was young? I
don't even remember if there was a Mozilla for the first version!)
> In a development environment, a developer should not find difficulty to
> reverse that if needed.
Right. I think if the API provides a control for this and some mention is
made in the documentation, that would be good.
Fred L. Drake, Jr. <fdrake at acm.org>
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