[Hpr] Boo, Hiss, a google search on top of the HPR webpage!

Klaatu klaatu at straightedgelinux.com
Tue Mar 26 07:58:43 PDT 2013


Why support either?

Search engines are a dime a dozen; can't the user just use one of them to 
search HPR.org? Or couldn't one just go to the full episode guide list and do 
a control-f for a keyword?

-klaatu


On Tuesday, March 26, 2013 07:05:00 AM dg wrote:
> I just glanced at the HPR webpage...
> 
> As a self-identified hacker and google refugee, and after google
> blocked adblockerplus from their android phone store due to their
> allegiance to corporate profits; I had to say "boo, hiss" for having a
> google search on the hpr webpage!
> 
> Surely a dialog box can be formed that returns an url string that will
> direct the user to a site:hackerpublicradio.org search at duck duck go!
> 
> Really, the difference between
> http://www.google.com/search?sitesearch=http%3A%2F%2Fhackerpublicradio.org%2
> F&q=klaatu&sa=Search+HPR+with+Google
> 
> and
> 
> https://duckduckgo.com/?q=klaatu+site%3Ahttp%3A%2F%2Fhackerpublicradio.org%2
> F&t=debian
> 
> can't "be that difficult a hack."
> 
> Remember, google likes to talk about "not being evil," but talk is
> cheap now, isn't it!
> 
> [rant mode off]
> ---
> DeepGeek
> 
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- klaatu




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