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Re: syncing w3m/firefox bookmarks


From: Thierry Volpiatto
Subject: Re: syncing w3m/firefox bookmarks
Date: Sat, 21 Nov 2009 23:17:30 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.110011 (No Gnus v0.11) Emacs/23.1.50 (gnu/linux)

rustom <address@hidden> writes:

> On Nov 21, 10:15 pm, Thierry Volpiatto <address@hidden>
> wrote:
>> rustom <address@hidden> writes:
>> > On Nov 21, 11:30 am, Thierry Volpiatto <address@hidden>
>> > wrote:
>>
>> >> TODO:
>>
>> >> - Importing Firefox bookmarks in Emacs bookmarks.
>>
>> > In /.mozilla/firefox/<user>/ there is a sqlite database called
>> > places.sqlite
>>
>> > If you copy that out (safer that way!) to some other directory say ~/
>> > tmp
>> > and there run
>> > ~/tmp$ sqlite3 places.sqlite
>>
>> > then give
>> > select * from moz_places, moz_bookmarks where moz_places.id =
>> > moz_bookmarks.fk
>> > you get (I think!!) something like a dump of firefox's bookmarks
>> > [My firefox is 3.5]
>>
>> Thank you for this precious info. ;-)
>>
>> --
>> A + Thierry Volpiatto
>> Location: Saint-Cyr-Sur-Mer - France
>
> I think my sql is almost certainly wrong
> I got some sense of whats there from here (but its not enough)
> https://developer.mozilla.org/en/The_Places_database
> http://kb.mozillazine.org/Places.sqlite#Technical_Information
> Also if you want to hack on sqlite its nice to have something like
> sqlite manager (firefox plugin)
>
Thanks, it will be helpful as i have a poor knowledge of sql.

-- 
A + Thierry Volpiatto
Location: Saint-Cyr-Sur-Mer - France





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