[Haskell-cafe] Does it deserve to be a hackage package?

Christopher Done chrisdone at googlemail.com
Wed Oct 27 04:37:27 EDT 2010

On 27 October 2010 10:13, Dmitry V'yal <akamaus at gmail.com> wrote:
> While ago I had a question about opening the url in the default browser from
> haskell program. I didn't get any immediate answers so I wrote my own
> solution. On Linux it uses xdg-open and on Windows - ShellExecute Api.

> Does it deserve to be a hackage package?

If it's not in an existing small library, yes. If I have to have a
dependency on gtk2hs just to do that, I'd rather have a small library.
Does it work on OS X? If not, I'm sure someone would submit a patch
for that. This can also be used for opening the file browser and such,

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