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Re: "Why is emacs so square?"

From: Jean-Christophe Helary
Subject: Re: "Why is emacs so square?"
Date: Mon, 8 Jun 2020 08:24:57 +0900

> On Jun 8, 2020, at 7:31, Juri Linkov <juri@linkov.net> wrote:
>>> BTW, why browse-url.el still doesn't support the Brave web browser?
>> I know nothing about Brave, but I'm wondering instead why it is that
>> browse-url.el would need special support for specific browsers.
>> Can't it just run "the" browser, whichever it is?
> There is a lot of cruft accumulated in browse-url.el mostly for old browsers
> with different handling of command line arguments for "new-window-is-tab" 
> logic.
> But it seems nowadays only three options should be sufficient:
> - use the default browser found by browse-url-default-browser;
> - or use Emacs browser eww;
> - or allow to specify a browser program name with additional arguments.

That makes sense.

Jean-Christophe Helary @brandelune

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