Calling any text editor for any text file

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at
Sun Sep 23 13:20:02 UTC 2007

Marcin Zajączkowski wrote:
> Hi,
> Some time ago I asked [1] about calling default text editor from an
> application (here for isomaster). I can't use editor assigned to
> specified mime type, because any (text) file (even html) should be
> opened in a text editor (not e.g. web browser).
> I wrote a small script for that purpose and before its upload I would
> like to ask for comments.
> [1] -

After you are done with adding whatever optimizations has been suggested 
  here, you might want to post to the portland list in 
and include this as part of xdg-utils so everyone can benefit.


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