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Re: eww-wont-follow-link...


From: Julien Cubizolles
Subject: Re: eww-wont-follow-link...
Date: Mon, 24 Aug 2015 13:53:54 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.130014 (Ma Gnus v0.14) Emacs/25.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Alexis <address@hidden> writes:


>
> Reading the relevant code, it seems to me that `eww-follow-link`
> probably expects to be called on a link in text that's been rendered
> by `shr`, which would have put the text property `shr-url` on URLs in
> the text. Thus,
>
> * the documentation for `eww-follow-link` needs to note this, so that
> users don't expect to be able to use this command outside of `eww` or
> `shr`-rendered text; or
>
> * the code for `eww-follow-link` should be modified to use a method of
> obtaining the URL at point that doesn't involve a text property having
> been set.

I found out I just needed to use the browse-url function and configure
the variable browse-url-browser-function.

Thanks for your reply.

Julien.




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