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



All the comands in emacspeak-websearch use browse-url -- all he
needs do is to configure browse-url 

>>>>> "Robert" == Robert D Crawford <rdc1x@comcast.net> writes:
    Robert> I didn't get this for some time after it was sent, so
    Robert> I am sending what I said to the list...
    Robert> 
    Robert> Hi Kalyan,
    Robert> 
    Robert> Kalyan Mukherjea <kalyan.infinity@gmail.com> writes:
    Robert> 
    >> It will take me a long time to digest your article --- but
    >> already I have learnt a few things! Thanks a million!
    Robert> 
    Robert> I'm glad it was helpful.  Thanks.
    Robert> 
    >> 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 ?
    Robert> 
    Robert> I'll put this in my queue and take a look.  I think
    Robert> what is probably going on is that this code was
    Robert> probably written before w3m was either available or
    Robert> usable.  What will probably have to be done is to
    Robert> rewrite the code so that it uses browse-url instead
    Robert> of w3 directly.  I have not looked at it so I cannot
    Robert> be sure.
    Robert> 
    >> 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.
    Robert> 
    Robert> But this does leave you out of using the other search
    Robert> tools available in the websearch code.
    Robert> 
    Robert> Thanks for your response, rdc -- Robert D. Crawford
    Robert> rdc1x@comcast.net
    Robert> 
    Robert> Toni's Solution to a Guilt-Free Life: If you have to
    Robert> lie to someone, it's their fault.
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