[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#720377: Bug#720377: exo-utils: exo-open fails on magnet scheme URLs

Martín Ferrari tincho at debian.org
Sat Mar 8 15:12:58 UTC 2014

On 08/03/14 16:01, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:> On Sat, Mar 08, 2014 at
03:44:28PM +0100, Martín Ferrari wrote:
>> On 08/03/14 10:54, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:> On Sat, Mar 08, 2014 at
>>> That's actually not true. exo-open on smb:// schemes works just fine
>>> for me, as an example.
>> OK, I didn't try SMB. But mailto does not work correctly (seems to be
>> checking that it includes an @ and a . in the address). IRC schemas are
>> either unhandled or understood as mailto if they have an @..  Same thing
>> with SIP, callto, etc.

> Again, that looks plain wrong. magnet:// work just fine, provided you
> have something handling that scheme, like transmission.

Neither magnet, callto, or SIP use "://" format.

A normal magnet link looks like this:


A SIP URI: sip:1-999-123-4567 at voip-provider.example.net
But, even if you add the //, it does nothing useful.

An IRC URI may use the :// format, and it still does not work:

Martín Ferrari (Tincho)

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