Monday, November 08, 2010 at 12:01 AM.

on urlJumper (url) {
	if sys.appIsRunning ( {
		netscape.bringToFront ()}
	else {
			<<Netscape 1.0N is very picky about how it gets launched
			<<Can't use app.startWithDocument in this situation
			<<We have to launch it using the Finder
			<<And the Finder must be in front when its launched
			<<And we must wait a few seconds (!)
		local (path = netscape.appinfo.path);
		if not file.exists (path) {
			path = file.findApplication (;
			if not file.getFileDialog ("Where is Netscape?", @path, 'APPL') {
			netscape.appinfo.path = path};
		finder.bringtofront (); (netscape.appinfo.path);
		while not sys.appIsRunning ( {};
		clock.waitSeconds (2)};
	if sizeof (url) > 0 {
		netscape.openUrl (url)}}

This listing is for code that runs in the OPML Editor environment. I created these listings because I wanted the search engines to index it, so that when I want to look up something in my codebase I don't have to use the much slower search functionality in my object database. Dave Winer.