making the panel launcher opening the preferred apps by default?

Matthew East mdke at
Fri Dec 2 22:26:00 GMT 2005

On Fri, 2005-12-02 at 13:17 -0800, Jeff Waugh wrote:
> <quote who="Sebastien Bacher">
> > We got a feature request about making the launcher using the preferred app
> > setting:
> > Do you think that's a good idea. Do we want to keep it consistent between
> > upgrades/new installations? Any opinion on how to do these changes ?
> No, I don't think it's a good idea until it has upstream /
> buy-in. Plus, it's confusing to have launchers doing different things. We
> recommend firefox for the browser, that's what the launcher should run. At
> least for now. :-)

Our recommendation is only the default position: once the user decides
to change their default app, I think we should help them to do so as
easily as possible. But yeah, happy to file this upstream if it is

mdke at
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