Cross Platform Browser Launcher

Stephan Deibel sdeibel at wingide.com
Wed Jan 28 19:39:27 CET 2004


Hi,

On Wed, 28 Jan 2004, Pieter Claerhout wrote:
> Take a look at the webbrowser module...
> http://www.python.org/doc/current/lib/module-webbrowser.html

I submitted a patched webbrowser module with substantial improvements
a while back.  I'm hoping this can make it into Python 2.4 so please
try it out:

http://python.org/sf/728278

Thanks!

Stephan Deibel

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: michael at foord.net [mailto:michael at foord.net] 
> Sent: 28 January 2004 10:18
> To: python-list at python.org
> Subject: Cross Platform Browser Launcher
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> 
> I've written a simple application in python with an HTML help file.
> 
> I'm looking for a cross platform way of launching the help file.
> 
> On windows I'd use :
> os.system('start help.html')
> 
> Which automatically opens the file with the users browser.
> 
> Is there a cross-platform way of doing the same thing ? 
> I can do a platform test and use different techniques for different
> systems - but I don't know how to achieve the same effect on a Linux
> (Unix ? Mac ?) machine.....
> 
> Any help appreciated.
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