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bug#21316: 25.0.50; eww-browse-with-external-browser should respect brow


From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#21316: 25.0.50; eww-browse-with-external-browser should respect browse-url by default
Date: Fri, 25 Dec 2015 06:52:42 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.130014 (Ma Gnus v0.14) Emacs/25.1.50 (gnu/linux)

Artur Malabarba <address@hidden> writes:

> The browser used by `eww-browse-with-external-browser' is given by the
> variable `shr-external-browser'. The default value of this variable is
> `browse-url-default-browser', which gives me the impression that it's
> trying to fallback on whatever `browse-url' would do.
> But `browse-url' behaviour is actually configured by
> `browse-url-browser-function'
>
> In terms of actual user experience, I was surprised when
> `eww-browse-with-external-browser' launched the wrong browser for me.

This is so that you can set `browse-url-browser-function' to eww, which
is what everybody does.  :-)  You still need an external browser, and
`browse-url-default-browser' returns one of those.

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