[Conkeror] [PATCH] find-url with blank url reloads buffer.

John J Foerch jjfoerch at earthlink.net
Fri Oct 31 08:18:46 PDT 2008


David Kettler <David.Kettler at dsto.defence.gov.au> writes:
>> Thoughts?
>
> I like it.
>
> Something I never liked in firefox was that you couldn't be sure
> whether something typed would be interpreted as a url, a mozilla
> keyword or something to pass to a search engine.  And you couldn't
> tell what keywords were defined.  That doesn't arise in conkeror
> because the completion system gives feedback on how the string will be
> interpreted.  So I think a default-webjump thing would work well.
>
> I'm happy to put some effort into the easy version; it seems
> straightforward enough, if I can figure out the validation part.  The
> difficult version sounds very nice but it's beyond my current
> knowledge and I won't be able to invest the time into it for a long
> while.  Perhaps that can be left as a longer term goal.
>
> regards, David.

Sounds good to me.  I can see that modular completions are going to be a
very involving feature to implement, if we end up doing it that way.

-- 
John Foerch



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