[Vm-dev] Request: VM support for opening browser

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Thu Jul 19 16:42:30 UTC 2012

On 19.07.2012, at 00:16, Torsten Bergmann wrote:

> In the days of web based applications and Smalltalk web
> frameworks etc. it is often very usefull to open a browser/URL
> from within Smalltalk.
> Currently one has to load FFI and ExternalWebBrowser
> package.
> Why not add support into the VM for that.


There is a primitiveOpenURL in the ScratchPlugin. Maybe one more reason to include it?

And -1 to requiring OSProcess or FFI for this basic function.

- Bert -

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