a standard for the user's default terminal

Marcos bugshideout at yahoo.com
Sun Oct 22 19:17:11 EEST 2006

With xdg-open one can open every associated file and protocol with a mime assosiation on the
Therefore one can type:

xdg-open /tmp/sample_text.txt
xdg-open /tmp/photo.jpg
xdg-open http://blah.com
xdg-open /tmp  ( it summons the file manager )

but... how can one open the default terminal ?
Is there a standard for this ? If not, don't we need one ?

Marcos Diez

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