html and postscript viewer

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at
Wed Mar 30 18:59:50 PDT 2016

On Wed, Mar 30, 2016 at 9:45 PM, Mark Brethen <mark.brethen at>

> According to the documentation these parameters are actually the names of
> shell scripts that CGX runs to open the viewers. For example, the
> instruction for the html viewer are as follows:

This is because Linux's story for handling this stuff sucks. xdg-open is
*still* unreliable, and apparently always will be.
OS X can, and should, do better.

brandon s allbery kf8nh                               sine nomine associates
allbery.b at                                  ballbery at
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