Proposal: use /usr/bin/open as an alternative for run-mailcap and others.

Nicholas Guriev guriev-ns at
Thu Oct 8 07:23:45 BST 2020

On Wed, 2020-10-07 at 19:17 -0400, Jeremy Bicha wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 7, 2020 at 7:15 PM Jeremy Bicha <jeremy at> wrote:
> > You should be aware that Ubuntu implemented this idea 2 years ago.
> Oh, I misread. Ubuntu used /usr/bin/browse but 'open' sounds a lot better.

In my view, both of these words, "browse" or "open" do not look like a command
for computer. Their drawback is that they are too general.

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