Ticket #1955 (new enhancement)

Opened 7 years ago

Last modified 7 years ago

Consider using Desktop#browse(URI)

Reported by: curtis Owned by: curtis
Priority: minor Milestone: imagej-2.0.0
Component: Core Version: 2.0.0-beta-7
Severity: minor Keywords:
Cc: Blocked By:
Blocking: #1597


Instead of ImageJ's Platform interface having an open(URL) method to open a link in the default browser, we could lean on Java 6's Desktop#browse(URI) method. It purports to do exactly that, and more. We would just need to: A) verify that it works on all supported platforms; and B) commit to Java 6 as a minimum version (we have essentially already done this, but Retrotranslator would definitely not be able to provide support for Desktop#browse).

Change History

comment:1 Changed 7 years ago by bdezonia

  • Blocking 1597 added
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