On 6/15/09 8:51 AM, Mitch Claborn wrote:
> My thought was to create a link like
> so that when user clicks the link it will call the external program
> which can do whatever I want (like a wget to call the webserver). So I
> need to somehow tell Thunderbird to call a specific external program to
> handle the abcd protocol.
> Any ideas?
Thunderbird just asks the OS about protocol handlers, so you need to
have your program register itself as a handler for a specific URL scheme
with the appropriate system service API in Windows, OS X, or GNOME.