[PATCH 0/3] added URI support on Windows

Dirk Hohndel dirk at hohndel.org
Tue Jan 15 08:54:42 PST 2013

"Lubomir I. Ivanov" <neolit123 at gmail.com> writes:

> [PATCH 1/2] Added the OS dependent function subsurface_launch_for_uri()
> The patch commit explains briefly that URI support for Windows is a bit
> broken primarily due to GIO.
> subsurface_launch_for_uri() can now be used to properly handle
> passed URI's in a multiplatform way.
> Since #ifdefs are not used directly in gtk-gui.c, the linux.c and macos.c
> implementation is the same.
> Examples of future use that may remain broken on Windows without this
> patch:
> - opening URLs other than the ones in the about dialog for some sort
> of web integration
> - opening dive XML files to be edited in a "default text editor"
> - opening local images / media

Let me guess... this could then also be used to rather easily implement
the other way of doing GPS location visualization... turning the
Location text into a link to a Google Map...

Is this something you are working on?



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