Bad "open with" dialogue in firefox (was "what is the reason for not making epiphany the default browser?")

Matthew East mdke at
Sun Feb 12 10:06:37 GMT 2006

cc: Desktop list

On Sun, 2006-02-12 at 06:36 +0100, John Nilsson wrote:
> On Sat, 2006-02-11 at 22:22 -0200, Carlos Ribeiro wrote:

> The other feature of Epiphany I miss in Firefox is the "Open with..."
> dialog. It should be the same application chooser as with nautilus not
> the file chooser as it is with Firefox.

Yes, this is a shocking usability problem.

This spec[1] seems to suggest that it is a goal for dapper, but I don't
think there has been any improvement made yet.

mdke at
gnupg pub 1024D/0E6B06FF
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