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bug#25717: 25.1.1; "erc-button-google-url" should not refer to a specifi


From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#25717: 25.1.1; "erc-button-google-url" should not refer to a specific search engine
Date: Sat, 14 Apr 2018 20:32:19 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Andrew Robbins <address@hidden> writes:

> The ERC variable "erc-button-google-url" should not refer to a
> specific search engine in its name and certainly not a
> privacy-disrespecting one at that in a GNU program[1].
>
> I would suggest renaming the variable to something more generic
> such as "erc-button-web-search-url" or "erc-button-search-url"
> and changing the default value from
> "http://www.google.com/search?q=%s"; to any of the following (or
> similar) at the developers' preference:
>
> * "http://duckduckgo.com/?q=%s";

This is now fixed in Emacs 27.1.

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