[sylpheed:34802] Re: Web page email links not opening Sylpheed in Win 7

Gene Goldenfeld genegold at fastmail.fm
Wed Sep 14 07:12:53 JST 2011

On Tue, 13 Sep 2011 20:32:21 +0300
Cristian Secară <liste at secarica.ro> wrote:

> On Tue, 13 Sep 2011 09:51:00 -0400, Bill Pratt wrote:
> > Using Windows 7, with the same association,
> > Sylpheed opens with the main window but not the compose window. As
> > Gene asks, does anyone know how to fix this?
> Don't know about 7, but in my Vista 64, in Start menu there is an item
> "Default programs" (or something like that, my OS is non-English),
> with further something like "Set default programs" which opens a list.
> Assuming Sylpheed was installed with the option to register the mailto
> protocol, Sylpheed is there in the list.
> Clicking Sylpheed as default program for whatever filetypes is
> associated, now Sylpheed opens with compose window opened and the
> e-mail address already filled. Don't know about autocompletion of
> subject.
> Isn't something similar on 7 ?

Yes, but it's not working.  If you check my screenshots at
http://tinypic.com/a/2p3te/1 you'll see the full panoply of Win 7 &
Opera settings and the error page I get. Unlike Bill, I'm not even
getting to Sylpheed.  


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