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Re: Problem with open and rm

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Problem with open and rm
Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2011 10:37:23 -0400
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On 3/17/11 3:55 AM, Barrie Stott wrote:

> Eric Blake suggested using '[ "$DISPLAY" ] && open <(cat /tmp/x.html)' so 
> that rm
> is not needed. I liked this but it failed with some error message and sleep 
> worked.

It didn't work because LaunchServices could not find the right application
to open the file: it did not have a recognized suffix and no creator

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