[whatwg] Search controls & User Agent detection of
ian at hixie.ch
Fri Dec 3 16:03:43 PST 2004
On Tue, 9 Nov 2004, Matthew Thomas wrote:
> On 30 Oct, 2004, at 12:05 PM, Daniel O'Connor wrote:
> > ...
> > http://mycroft.mozdev.org/requests.html
> > Has over 200 open requests for search plugins. Why is it impossible to
> > automagically detect favicon, and search form, and create the plugin
> > on the fly?
> > ...
> It's not impossible; AcidSearch does it, for example.
Indeed Firefox does it too (right click on a search field and it will give
you an option to add a keyword search bookmark).
> But that's not really much to do with Web Applications, IMO.
More to the point, I don't really see what needs to be added. The
"favicon" feature will be described (as rel="icon"), forms are already
described (<form> et al), what else does one need?
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