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Re: w3m-view-url-with-external-browser's prompt should explicitly say "..External.."
- From: Katsumi Yamaoka <yamaoka@xxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 02 Jul 2012 08:32:06 +0900
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In [emacs-w3m : No.11885] jidanni@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> M runs the command w3m-view-url-with-external-browser.
> It really should have a prompt that indicates it is going to an external
It's going to, but does not necessarily use `browser'.
> The user might not be using it directly but instead via a function, so
> he might not be sure he is about to go internal or external.
If a user doesn't have a browser or a viewer that is suitable to
the content type of given url, it tries to simply download
the contents. The function decides what to do after downloading
the header and examining the type internally, so it doesn't know
whether it is internal or external when prompting a user for a url.
Downloading may take time, or may finish immediately if a cache
is available; maybe the latter is a rare case though. On those
assumption, what do you think a better prompt?