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Re: [O] [OT] A new web browser‽

From: Eric Abrahamsen
Subject: Re: [O] [OT] A new web browser‽
Date: Sun, 10 Apr 2016 10:32:20 +0800
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Rasmus <address@hidden> writes:

> Eric Abrahamsen <address@hidden> writes:
>> Adam Porter <address@hidden> writes:
>>> Marcin Borkowski <mbork <at> mbork.pl> writes:
>>>> https://vivaldi.com/
>>>> Did anyone hear about it?  Any thoughts/experiences?  "Taking notes
>>>> while browsing" seems to be something close to org-capture, no?
>>>> Keyboard-driven might mean either vim-like or emacs-like bindings, or
>>>> (hopefully) configurable ones.  I, for one, would like to try it out,
>>>> though I do not have too high hopes.
>>> It looks interesting, but it's not free software, so I have no interest
>>> myself.  Firefox/Iceweasel has been serving me well since before it was
>>> Firefox, and Pentadactyl has been my primary UI to it for a long time.  I
>>> don't feel like Mozilla is taking it in a good direction anymore, but if it
>>> ever gets too bad, there's Iceweasel, and there's Pale Moon (which has
>>> committed to "classic" Firefox extension APIs and UI), and there are other
>>> alternatives like Conkeror, uzbl, etc.
>>> Even if you don't care about free software, Vivaldi is made by former Opera
>>> devs, so how do we know they aren't just repeating a cycle?  It could go the
>>> same direction Opera went and need to be rebooted again.  As long as it's
>>> proprietary, that's a risk its users will always face.
>> I've been using Conkeror (based on Xulrunner/Firefox) for a while now,
>> and like it enough to stick with it. It's completely keyboard driven,
>> which I love. It's also not super stable, nor does it seem to be
>> actively maintained, which I don't love. If anyone has recommendations
>> for better keyboard-driven browsers, I'd love to hear them...
> Maybe Firefox with keysnail.

That's a new one for me -- thanks!

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