Re: web browser bookmark defaults
dictionary.com seems to be commercial, dict.org seems not to be.
http://aspell.sourceforge.net/suggest/ or http://aspell.net/suggest/ have
been useful bookmarks for me as I tend to misspell them ;-)
PS: please forward this to the appropriate people and bugs.
On 2 Nov 2002, Mark Howard wrote:
> reopen 103357
> retitle 103357 Customise default bookmarks.
> I've reopened this as I think it's a good idea. Any changes we make
> will first be done to galeon2 (currently in galeon-snapshot package), as
> galeon1 is likely to be replaced in the next few months.
> I think we need to work with the other main web browsers to have
> something consistent, such that new users can find out about these
> useful sites without rtfm, hence I've cc'd mozilla, konqueror, links,
> lynx, skipstone maintainers. There are probably other browsers which
> I've missed, so please inform them of this thread.
> I'm cc'ing debian-devel for
> 1) suggestions for other bookmarks to be added
> 2) [Desktop] - do you want further customizations, e.g. a graphical home
> page containing these bookmarks.
> (for galeon, I was intending to simply add the bookmarks and leave the
> homepage as myportal:. This may not be possible in other browsers)
> Suggested defaults:
> smartbookmarklets (for non-galeon ppl, these are bookmarks which accept
> input, e.g. so that you can have google search on your toolbar)
> debian packages
> debian bugs
> Other sites (these are currently supplied by galeon upstream). Please
> give suggestions on how to avoid flameage.
> google groups
> google images
> google news
> I also vote for removing any other upstream bookmarks (e.g. rpm search,
> slackware searches). Feel free to disagree, with a convincing argument.
> .''`. Mark Howard
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