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> as long as it's implemented and it's in the standard library, and
> people don't have to use subprocess to run open or xdg-open themselves
> as I currently do.

This new function would call os.startfile on Windows, xdg-open where applicable, and open on Mac OS X (using a subprocess for these last two).

I found the python-ideas thread: http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-ideas/2011-July/010674.html
There was only limited support.
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