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From: Matthew Lundin <mdl@imapmail.org>
To: Sebastian Rose <sebastian_rose@gmx.de>
Cc: emacs-orgmode emacs-orgmode <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: org-protocol and safari
Date: Thu, 25 Jun 2009 15:02:33 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <m28wjgkrom.fsf@fastmail.fm> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87ws72333n.fsf@kassiopeya.MSHEIMNETZ> (Sebastian Rose's message of "Wed\, 24 Jun 2009 02\:08\:44 +0200")

Sebastian Rose <sebastian_rose@gmx.de> writes:

> Greg Newman <greg@20seven.org> writes:

>> I did try to get it working with Firefox 3.x and it's not working.
>> I followed the worg instructions (
>> http://orgmode.org/worg/org-contrib/org-protocol.php ) for FF and tried the
>> verification links with no luck.
>> Firefox just screams at me "Firefox doesn't know how to open this address,
>> because the protocol (org-protocol) isn't associated with any program."
>> 2.  Any clue why this isn't working?
>
>
> As for FF, the instructions should work. See also:
>
>    http://kb.mozillazine.org/Register_protocol#Linux_and_Mac

These instructions are incorrect. I can confirm that setting a protocol
does not work in Firefox on Mac OS - there is a bug that's been around
for a long time that prevents associating protocols with an application
and/or path. See this mailing list post:

http://article.gmane.org/gmane.emacs.orgmode/12883

And this bug report:

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=471724

My solution for this bug was to install Arch Linux on my Macbook. ;)

- Matt

  reply	other threads:[~2009-06-25 20:02 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2009-06-23 20:24 Greg Newman
2009-06-24  0:08 ` Sebastian Rose
2009-06-25 20:02   ` Matthew Lundin [this message]
2009-06-25 21:42     ` Sebastian Rose
2009-10-16 14:52     ` Mykola Nikishov

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