[python] -- interesting use of the webbrowser module
winexpert at hotmail.com
Thu Jun 10 20:37:25 CEST 2004
In the ongoing endeavor to learn python I started playing with the
In this case I found an unorthodox way to launch an editor using the
Instance x just uses lynx to open a website.
instanze z however, opens an editor on a file. I'm sure there are other
ways to do it, I just saw it as a slightly different way to do this.
I guess what it really means is the 'open' simply launches the requested
application and then that application does whatever it does.
One thing I did notice is that the 2nd launch doesn't occur until the first
has completed. which makes each of these operations synchronous in nature.
(no kwrite until lynx has closed).
------------------ START CODE -----
import webbrowser as wb
x = wb.GenericBrowser('lynx %s')
z = wb.GenericBrowser('kwrite %s')
print "Opening instance X"
print "Opening instance Z"
----------------- FIN DE CODE -------
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