[Geany-devel] SF.net SVN: geany:[5909] trunk/src/utils.c

Thomas Martitz thomas.martitz at xxxxx
Mon Sep 12 09:16:15 UTC 2011

Am 12.09.2011 11:09, schrieb Lex Trotman:
> On 12 September 2011 18:16, Frank Lanitz<frank at frank.uvena.de>  wrote:
>> Am 11.09.2011 23:53, schrieb Colomban Wendling:
>>> Le 11/09/2011 23:32, Lex Trotman a écrit :
>>>> [...]
>>>> What about adding chrome?
>>> Yeah, why not (though this list is a fallback one), it's very easy now :)
>>> We might then also want to add also Safari, Epihpany (GNOME) and Midori
>>> (Xfce)... does anybody knows if "safari" runs Safari under MacOSX, or
>>> what is the command name?
>> I disagree to add all known browsers to this list as they might appear.
>> Its still a fall back which means something didn't work before this list
>> has been called.
> The thing that didn't work is the tool setting which defaults to firefox.
> If we have any fallback at all then we should hake a reasonable job of
> it, eg IIUC iceweasel is the debian project default browser not
> firefox and debian is the basis of many more distros.

Yes, and calling Firefox Firefox is one of the reasons for those distros 
to fork debian :)

Since iceweasel is a pure debian thing, it should perhaps the 
responsibility of the debian package maintainer to add iceweasel.

> Given the rate bugs get found in browsers I wouldn't want to
> unexpectedly run an old un-updated browser, thats a real risk.

I think that's a bit exaggerated.

Best regards.

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