[Psi-devel] Re: Re: Google Desktop Search plugin for Psi?
trejkaz at trypticon.org
Wed Mar 9 13:16:19 PST 2005
On Thursday 10 March 2005 00:27, Bart van Bragt wrote:
> Torinthiel wrote:
> > I've been thinking about this, as it's a major setback for me. But
> > wouldn't something like cat hist.1 hist.2 > hist (maybe with some
> > sorting) work as a workaround? Guessing by my 0.5 minute look into
> > history format it should. Of course on systems where you can do it ;)
> You probably can but then you still have to store the history in some
> central location and you have to create scripts to tie all that together.
> It's much more convenient to use something like bandersnatcher to store
> all the history on the server. Then you can use HTTP to search/browse
> your history from any location. it would be nice if you could search all
> that with Psi (and with Spotlight) though...
I had a good idea for a UI for the history search, and was close to writing a
prototype in Java just to bang something out to see how it looked. Then I
realised the history format was still a bit foreign to me and threw away the
So most of the time I just use grep in preference to using the history search.
I'm sure there are a few people in the same boat.
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