allowing local links in firefox
the LocalLink extension allow launching files on click on FF
this should be documented in the wiki.
also, we should investigate if it can be detected, either directly or detectig the background error and send the user to the proper location to install the extension.
full info on this is at http://kb.mozillazine.org/Links_to_local_pages_don%27t_work
#2 Updated by ichat about 11 years ago
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As im familiar with this matter and firefox in general i would suggest that people should NOT install the plugin. it is a security risk you dont want people to face
Instead firefox since version 1.5 allows per site overruling of this function
in either: user.js or prefs.js by adding:
#4 Updated by ichat about 11 years ago
should be possible yes, building a firefox extention that changes a few things shouldn't be to hard i think...
but probably it should be part of a platform (client) installer.. for example a 'native os service' that runs at startup pulls some info of the hda like shares (and aplications settings and installs them to the client... that would be a far better way to do thingst than to just distribute a whole buch of hack's tweaks and settings via plug ins for an even greater bunch of aplications...
if that is the case the whole issue should be upscaled to a new feature requests or possibly a wiki item so people can be drawn to implement sutch.
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