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Re: Re: a Mozilla Firebird searchplugin for Perlmonks

by boo_radley (Parson)
on Dec 08, 2003 at 15:55 UTC ( #313119=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: a Mozilla Firebird searchplugin for Perlmonks
in thread a Mozilla Firebird searchplugin for Perlmonks

I think the Protozilla package may do what you're looking for, although I haven't tested it. Protozilla Examples says

A protocol handler with the extension .url is treated as an "URL re-direction" specifier, rather than an executable program. For example, a handler named moz.url may contain an URL prefix, such as In this case, the URI moz:docs is translated to The peer-to-peer freenet protocol uses a local proxy server accessible on port 8081. To be able to use freenet: URLs in the browser, all you need to do is to create a file named freenet.url containing the text http://localhost:8081/. (Of course, you need to be running the freenet proxy server as well.)
heck, it might be possible to tie this into tye's usage of a cached supersearch page as well, something like pmsupersearch://auth=boo_radley;title=foo;startdate=bar;enddate=baz

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Re^3: a Mozilla Firebird searchplugin for Perlmonks
by Aristotle (Chancellor) on Dec 09, 2003 at 12:27 UTC
    The project seems to have stalled though, and while it installs cleanly in Firebird, no way to change its settings appears anywhere.

    Makeshifts last the longest.

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