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Re: w3m duckduckgo as default search engine next page


From: Dale Snell
Subject: Re: w3m duckduckgo as default search engine next page
Date: Wed, 23 Oct 2013 10:55:25 -0700

On Wed, 23 Oct 2013 18:16:09 +0100
<address@hidden> wrote:

> Eric Abrahamsen <address@hidden> writes:
> 
> > That's not a w3m thing, that's provided by the web page in question.
> > Google provides nice rel="next|prev" links, and SPC in w3m is bound to a
> > command that will scroll the buffer, or follow a "next" link if you're
> > at the bottom of the buffer and there is such a link.
> >
> > If the site doesn't provide next/prev, there's not much w3m can do, at
> > least not out of the box.
> 
> Yeah, I figured as much, sorry for being unclear. I am not trying to
> insinuate a bug in w3m when it seems to be rather poor web design
> practice (if there is a convention that is, which seems a reasonable
> assumption...) here, but was rather hoping there's 1) an easy way to
> tweak w3m to overcome this limitation in the web page, or 2) another
> search engine to use that has these links, which is not google. 

You might want to look into Startpage, <https://startpage.com>.
That engine has Prev/Next links at the bottom of its search
pages, so might work correctly with w3m.

--Dale

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