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Re: Phoebe Chat Room

On Mon, 2003-01-20 at 21:38, Jef Spaleta wrote:
> From the commandline? or do you mean from inside xchat via the input box
> and clever use of cut and paste from other windows?
> I see that /server irc://freenode.net/phoebe works from inside xchat. 
> But  can you explain to me what I need to do to get xchat to handle
> irc:// urls embedded in say a help html document? Other than cutting and
> pasting the link into xchats input box that is....How to set up gnome to
> use xchat to handle irc urls by defualt?  xchat doesn't seem to handle
> commandline arguments like other application.  To use mozilla as the
> default gnome irc url handler, all i have to do is set the handler for
> irc to the command mozilla -chat %s.  To use evolution for mailto urls
> I  just set evolution %s as the command.  But xchat %s doesn't work as
> the irc handler as far as I can tell. I don't see any documentation on
> how to call xchat with commandline argumnents to open up a irc:// url.  
> So I'm not convinced that xchat really can handle irc:// urls to the
> extent nessesary to be able to use xchat as a default irc url handler.

sorry - It can't do it - I thought you meant internally. I'd recommend
bugging the xchat author about adding a command line option.


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