> All I know is these guys
> $ grep -lr mailto /usr/share/applications|xargs dlocate
> mutt: /usr/share/applications/mutt.desktop
larsi@marnie:~/src/emacs/trunk$ grep -lr mailto /usr/share/applications | xargs dlocate
xargs: dlocate: No such file or directory
> have a mailto presence in /usr/share/applications here on Debian,
> but even in (info "(emacs) Browse-URL")'s mailto discussion,
> there is no mention of a workaroud for users who don't want to use mutt.
> $ grep -c mailto /usr/share/applications/*ema*
I'm not sure what you're asking. What is the problem you're seeing, and
what would you have Emacs do instead?
> LI> Would adding a line like
> LI> MimeType=x-scheme-handler/mailto;
> LI> to the file do the trick, or is there something else that has to be done?
> I don't know.
> Just make sure it mails those two addresses with the ; in between them,
> using gnus, when you click the link in chromium.
What two addresses? And why should there be a semicolon between the
Anyway, it seems %u is the URL received by the program, but the
documentation of the format seems to be ... scarce. Anybody know how to
specify (in the .desktop file) how one should start a program when
there's a mailto handler?