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From Thorsten Scherler <thors...@apache.org>
Subject Re: search engine broker
Date Mon, 06 Mar 2006 07:49:16 GMT
El lun, 06-03-2006 a las 12:27 +1100, David Crossley escribió:
> Thorsten Scherler wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > I am working on a new plugin, a search engine broker (output). You can
> > see it in action on http://www.target-x.de/search.html and
> > http://www.target-x.de/search-forms.html.
> > 
> > BTW that is my site with a new theme I developed while testing the
> > dispatcher. :)
> 
> Congratulations. Excellent. Can you add it to
> http://forrest.apache.org/live-sites.html#dispatcher

done 
http://svn.apache.org/viewcvs?rev=383436&view=rev

> > Here an extract from the contract description
> > "search-engines-main will output a select box or a page of installed
> > search engines. This search definitions are based on firefox search
> > plugins. 
> > 
> > If you use firefox on your local system then you can find the installed
> > plugins in ~/.mozilla/firefox/{profile}/searchplugins. 
> > 
> > Warning: firefox searchplugins are not well formed xml You *cannot* use
> > ~/.mozilla/firefox/{profile}/searchplugins/*.src directly since they are
> > not valid xml-markup!!!"
> > 
> > Now I wonder whether I can redistribute this refactored search plugins?
> 
> Is this "search plugin" format an open definition?

What do you mean by open definition? 

> We could just add the attributes to the Forrest plugin
> configuration files and not need to copy the Firefox
> content.

Well the definition are *based* on the firefox plugins. I extended them
by a ctegory attribute and before you could use them you have to convert
them.

I ask because of the comment. Should I keep it?

salu2

> 
> -David
> 
> > E.g. 
> > <?xml version="1.0"?>
> > 
> > <!--# Yahoo Search Plug-in for Mozilla
> > #
> > # Created by Robert Fernandes <robert@bovilexics.com>, Matthew A.
> > McGuigan <webnugget.com>, Rafael Ebron <rebron@meer.net>
> > # Last Edited May 31, 2002
> > # Last updated August 11, 2004
> > # converted as forrest search definition by thorsten@apache.org -->
> > 
> > <search
> >     version = "7.1" 
> >    name="Yahoo"
> >    description="Yahoo Search"
> >    searchForm="http://www.yahoo.com/r/so"
> >    method="GET"
> >    action="http://search.yahoo.com/search" 
> >    category="common"
> > >
> > 
> > <input name="p" type="text" />
> > <input name="ei" value="UTF-8"/>
> > 
> > 
> > </search>
> > 
> > wdyt?
> > 
> > salu2
> > -- 
> > thorsten
> > 
> > "Together we stand, divided we fall!" 
> > Hey you (Pink Floyd)
-- 
thorsten

"Together we stand, divided we fall!" 
Hey you (Pink Floyd)


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