30 Jul 2003 funrecords   » (Journeyer)

aldug: Instead of forking gnome-open processes, you can launch the default gnome web browser using gnome_url_show from libgnome. The advantage of this is that gaim can still be used with gnome2.2 (assuming it doesn't have any gnome2.3 depends). Only real problem is that gnome_url_show can block when doing mime sniffing synchronously. It would be nice if gnome-vfs provided an asynchrounous implementation. Open Applet has a hacked async function, but the more I think about it, the more hacky it looks. I need to talk to alex about how to do this the "correct way" in gnome-vfs

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