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Re: [Lynx-dev] A possible modification to Jumps

From: Thorsten Glaser
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] A possible modification to Jumps
Date: Wed, 11 Jan 2012 22:13:36 +0000 (UTC)

Mark Skilbeck dixit:

>> ddg() {              # DuckDuckGo Search
>>      ${BROWSER:-lynx} 
>> "$*";
>> }

>How does that handle encoding the query?

The spaces are part of the one argument passed to lynx
(hence the "$*"), and lynx automatically DTRT (most do
when called from the shell like this).

$ ddg möp möp
correctly lets me end up at:

  "Using Lynx is like wearing a really good pair of shades: cuts out
   the glare and harmful UV (ultra-vanity), and you feel so-o-o COOL."
                                         -- Henry Nelson, March 1999

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