web, wmail – handle web page, mail message for plumber|
web url ...|
Web opens each of the named urls in a new web browser window.
Any of the urls may be relative paths to files in the file system;
they will be translated into file:// URLs before being passed
to the web browser.
Web uses the web browser’s −remote option command-line option,
which requires an instance of the web browser to be already running.
The choice of browser is determined by the $BROWSER environment
variable, which should be the name of the executable for your
choice of web browser. The default is firefox. Since the various
use different syntaxes in their −remote options, the executable
name is inspected to determine the type of browser. The supported
browsers are Opera, Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla Firebird, and Mozilla.
When possible, web opens each URL in a new tab rather than a new
When run under Mac OS X, $BROWSER should be set to camino , firefox
, or safari. Web uses AppleScript to talk to the browser. If $BROWSER
is not set, web looks for Firefox in /Applications/Firefox.app
and uses it if found; otherwise it uses Safari.
Wmail starts the composition of a new mail message to address.
The choice of mailer is determined by the $MAILER environment
variable. The supported mailers are:|
Web and wmail are invoked as start commands in the plumber(4)’s
rules for opening web pages and writing mail messages.
invoke the mailer via a mailto:// URL passed to web