[links-list] Re: [POOL] About bookmarks

Zas zas at norz.org
Wed Apr 3 23:58:23 PST 2002


On Wed, Apr 03, 2002 at 11:49:08AM -0800, Matt Ackeret wrote:
> On Wed, 3 Apr 2002, Zas wrote:
> 
> >Date: Wed, 3 Apr 2002 21:12:07 +0200
> >From: Zas <zas at norz.org>
> >Reply-To: links-list at linuxfromscratch.org
> >To: links-list at linuxfromscratch.org
> >Subject: [links-list] [POOL] About bookmarks
> >
> >
> >I) We're about to change bookmarks file separator to '\t' ( tab char )
> >   instead of '|' ( pipe char ).
> >
> >It permits to have pipe chars in bookmark's title without bothering with
> >escaping stuff, it'll ease future hierarchical bookmarks
> >implementation, file format will be coherent with history file.
> >Another main reason: we'll like to have tab char in bookmarks file ;)
> >
> >This change have some implications:
> >
> >- it breaks links bookmarks file compatibility
> >- it may break some scripts ( shell / lua )
> >- ...
> >
> >So, ideas/comments about that are welcome.
> 
> Hopefully there will be a little script/util to convert the bookmark files?

It's planned if this change occurs.

> 
> or possibly the first time links is run with an OLD style bookmarks file,
> it automatically (after asking) upgrades the file?

See pasky's message about that ;)

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Zas
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