[linux-elitists] WindowManagers

Jim Richardson warlock@eskimo.com
Thu Jan 8 10:08:25 PST 2004


On Thu, Jan 08, 2004 at 01:27:52PM +0000, Adam Sampson wrote:
>Jim Richardson <warlock@eskimo.com> writes:
>
>> Oh, is there a simple way to create an applet, like the dictionary one,
>> that would just toss the words entered at a browser with google or ebay
>> or something?
>
>Yup; the command-line applet. Its configuration lets you specify
>regexps to match against strings you enter, so you could make the
>default launch a browser with an appropriate URL...


I'll look into that, thanks. I have in mind a short python script that
takes the string, and the dest info, and mangles the URL appropriately.
and passess that along to the browser.


But that may be a tad bit to clunky. Dunno

-- 
Jim Richardson     http://www.eskimo.com/~warlock
Cheer up!  Things may be getting worse at a slower rate!
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