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

Ken Fallon ken.fallon at gmail.com
Tue Mar 26 08:09:57 PDT 2013


On Tue, 26 Mar 2013 10:58:43 -0400
Klaatu <klaatu at straightedgelinux.com> wrote:

> 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
> > 
> > _______________________________________________
> > Hpr mailing list
> > Hpr at hackerpublicradio.org
> > http://hackerpublicradio.org/mailman/listinfo/hpr_hackerpublicradio.org
> - klaatu
> 
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This is a temporary solution until I get time to work on the HPR
internal query option.

Ken.




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