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Re: The State of Web Browsing in Emacspeak [very long]



I didn't get this for some time after it was sent, so I am sending what
I said to the list...

Hi Kalyan,

Kalyan Mukherjea <kalyan.infinity@gmail.com> writes:

> It will take me a long time to digest your article --- but already I
> have learnt a few things! Thanks a million!

I'm glad it was helpful.  Thanks.

> Here is a"wished-for Tip"" which would be  useful. Currently, the
> emacspeak-websearch-dispatch (C-e ?) opens up the w3 browser. For those like
> myself who have always found emacs/w3 difficult is it possible to add
> on some advice (I hope I am not talking nonsense)  in the .emacs file
> so that C-e ? will launch  the emacs-w3m browser instead of emacs/w3 ?

I'll put this in my queue and take a look.  I think what is probably
going on is that this code was probably written before w3m was either
available or usable.  What will probably have to be done is to rewrite
the code so that it uses browse-url instead of w3 directly.  I have not
looked at it so I cannot be sure.

> I suppose that  
> this is not really that important because one can always do M-x w3m
> and then hit S to start a google search. 

But this does leave you out of using the other search tools available in
the websearch code.

Thanks for your response,
rdc
-- 
Robert D. Crawford                                      rdc1x@comcast.net

Toni's Solution to a Guilt-Free Life:
	If you have to lie to someone, it's their fault.

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