Re: [dev] surf: web browser on archlinux

From: Robert C Corsaro <>
Date: Fri, 03 Jul 2009 13:51:52 -0400

Connor Smith wrote:
> On Fri, 3 Jul 2009 16:27:45 +0900
> Alex Matviychuk <> wrote:
>> Good point. Do you think a tabbed interface is inappropriate as well
>> or is that something that would be considered a valid component?
>> Also, does anyone know of a good stand alone adblock? Privoxy doesn't
>> pick up most of the ads adblock targets.
>> On Fri, Jul 3, 2009 at 4:01 PM, Szabolcs Nagy<>
>> wrote:
>>> On 7/3/09, Samuel Baldwin <> wrote:
>>>> I suppose I could "cut back" a bit, but then I'd need some way of
>>>> managing bookmarks. If this could manage bookmarks and passwords,
>>>> I'd jump on it as my primary browser.
>>> that's an entirely different task, don't confuse it with web page
>>> rendering
> [snip]

> To me, tabs seem like putting a window manager within the browser;
> either a fairly simple one, in Firefox, or one that might as well
> manage all my windows, as in Opera (and I'm pretty certain they're
> trying to replace all my applications, too). It would in my opinion be
> better to instead either have a window manager proper which handles
> windows in much the same way, or to perhaps have a separate "window
> tabbing" utility which exists for this task (and could then do the same
> job for all the windows you wish to be tabbed).
> [snip]
fluxbox used to have a "tab" feature where the window title would be
split into tabs so you'd have one frame for many windows. Perhaps wmii
could have a similar feature as a mode. like stacked, max, normal and
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