Re: [dev] surf-0.6-searchengine

From: Truls Becken <>
Date: Tue, 6 Aug 2013 22:01:14 +0200

On 2013-08-06, at 21:35, Chris Down wrote:

> On 2013-08-06 21:27, Truls Becken wrote:
>> The advantage of the approach on the wiki is that you can have multiple
>> search engines configured, or really, URL shortcuts with optional string
>> substitution. Firefox has the same thing.
> I, for one, only really use one search engine, but I agree that this method is
> inflexible in that way (although that's fairly implicit in the method).

It's not only useful for multiple search engines. You could for instance have
a shortcut for running your default search engine against a specific site,
or as in one of the examples on the wiki, to look up words in a dictionary,
or simply as a shortcut to a page with no argument at all.

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