[Portland] Bug#574131: xdg-utils: xdg-email never launchs a mua if desktop is not gnome neither kde neither xfce
pelle at dsv.su.se
Fri Oct 22 15:19:47 PDT 2010
2010-10-22 18:15, Jonathan Nieder skrev:
> - I think it would be good to call the envvar XDG_MAILER, because
> (1) the mailer for use in the console may not be the mailer to
> use on the desktop, and (2) it would be nice to leave open the
> possibility of a MAILER variable along the lines of BROWSER with
> more useful semantics in the future.
Well, it's not specific to "XDG". I think it should be called MAILER.
According to this page, it already exists:
but there is no description of it.
I wonder if the X issue can be solved similarly to BROWSER. I'm not even
sure how it's solved with BROWSER. What if the user doesn't want a
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