Brian J. Tarricone bjt23 at cornell.edu
Wed Nov 10 01:45:05 CET 2004

On 11/09/04 23:38, Ladanyi, Akos wrote:
> Dear Xfce Developers,
> As far as I know xfterm4 uses the TERMCMD enviroment variable to
> determine the preferred terminal program. While xfhelp4 uses the BROWSER
> variable to determine the preferred browser. Now in the default menu
> generated by xfdesktop the Web Browser entry launches mozilla, and in
> xffm the terminal icon launches xfce4-terminal.
> I guess now everybody knows what I want to say. I suppose xffm should
> use xfterm4 too and a new wrapper script should be introduced
> (xfbrowser4 ?). Latter would be a simple modification of xfhelp4.
> And both the 'Web Browser' entry in the desktop menu and xfhelp4 could
> use xfbrowser4.
> I think this would improve consistency, and it can be easily done.
> What do you think?

xfhelp4 is basically just a browser launcher.  it could just be renamed
to xfbrowser4, and xfhelp4 could call it for backward compat.  yeah, this
is something i've been meaning to do for a while now, but i never got
around to it.


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