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Browser-history is a small and efficient daemon that keeps your browser history, independent of the browser you use. Browser-histo
Browser-history is a small and efficient daemon that keeps your browser history, independent of the browser you use.
Browser-history came from the will to overcome a Netscape bug: there was no global history, and if you close a window, its whole history is lost. For people browsing lots of sites, having a possibility to track back where one has been before means that you dont have to put everything in your bookmarks file. If you are not sure if a site may be worth remebering, don't add it in your bookmarks. If you need it later, just browse your history files.
Later, it came to our minds that this also could be a valuable add-on to people writing experimental browsers, so they dont have to add this functionality to their browser itself, and to users able thus to track their web history regardless of the browser they used.
Browser-history is a small and efficient daemon. Real user services could be built on top of the log files it maintains for more possibilities (graphical representation, advanced search options, collective histories). It can be seen as a quick-and-dirty hack wrt to the general solution of using a personal proxy to provide this history and housekeeping facilities. For now, it is easy to use and it works very good.
And now that Netscape has a semi-decent history, browser-history is still valuable, as it is difficult to search in the netscape history, its file format is not defined, and entries expire after some time.
What's New in This Release:
bugfix: since 2.6, internal links of default generated headers were false
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