Web opens each of the named
urls in a new web browser window.
Any of the
urls may be relative paths to files in the file system;
they will be translated into
file:// URLs before being passed to the web browser.
Web uses the
-remote option command-line option,
which requires an instance of the web browser
to be already running.
The choice of browser is determined by the
$BROWSER environment variable, which should be the name of
the executable for your choice of web browser.
The default is
firefox. Since the various browsers all use different syntaxes
-remote options, the executable name is inspected to determine
the type of browser.
The supported browsers are Opera, Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla Firebird, and Mozilla.
web opens each URL in a new tab rather than a new window.
When run under Mac OS X,
$BROWSER should be set to
firefox , or
Web uses AppleScript to talk to the browser.
$BROWSER is not set,
web looks for Firefox in
/Applications/Firefox.app and uses it if found;
otherwise it uses Safari.
Wmail starts the composition of a new mail message to
The choice of mailer is determined by the
$MAILER environment variable.
The supported mailers are:
wmail are invoked as start commands in the
rules for opening web pages and writing mail messages.
invoke the mailer via a
mailto:// URL passed to