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[RFE] Export/Write session browsing list



19 years ago
13 years ago


(Reporter: Crysgem, Assigned: Viswanath Ramachandran)


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19 years ago
Proposal: Write the list of sites browsed (accessible per instant from the "Go"
menu in Ancestor 4.x) to a file - a plain text file of the first, then, as our
ambition swells in later days, HTML or RDF. Is this not easily implementable,

Further logic, enhancement, and rationale of this notion is reserved for sanity
check and murmur of approval.


19 years ago
Target Milestone: M14
Maybe just regularly write to the history, and when you're no longer at a page,
mark it as done.  Then if Moz crashes, those not marked are the pages you've
missed.  Would that achieve the aim?

Comment 2

18 years ago
look for a message labeled, "crash recovery" in netscape.public.mozilla.wishlist
that I posted that has more ideas for this.  Essentially, the history idea is
what I came up with also.  The kicker is when you have several windows open at
the same time and they all crash out, be this by OS error, or act of God, the
next time you opened it, mozilla would prompt you to open as many of those URL's
back up.  The way I thought of it would be to have an upper and lower window
"pane" in the history file, and here the current open windows and their URL's
would be displayed, with the history file below it.  IE:

1 - Web Page: Bugzilla bug 8978
2 - Group: netscape.public.mozilla.wishlist  <-- Upper "pane"
3 - Web Page: AltaVista HOME
TITLE                           | LOCATION         | First  | Last visited ...
Welcome to A to Z Rental Center | www.atozrent.com | 8/8/99 | 1 Hour Ago ...
CNET News                       | www.cnet.com     | 8/1/98 | Two days ago...

The lower pane would be just like the current history file.  If the prog exited
out cleanly, the top pane would be uncached from the file, and if it didn't that
info would be written in a file that mozilla looks for when it loads.  If it
finds it, it would open up a dialog asking you which URL's you would like to
open up again, if any.

Feel free to email me with any questions or comments.  Thanks.

- Jon Sullivan (jonathan.sullivan@uvm.edu)
- Sophomore University of Vermont CSIS

Comment 3

18 years ago
While the idea I had wasn't all to similar, I'd rather not post a new "bug"/


What I had in mind was the ability to simply export the current open browser

windows. You export it to a file, and click it to make Mozilla open a bunch of

new Windows.

I'd find this extremely useful, as I often open about 10-20 windows for different

pages I enjoy reading, on a daily basis.
Then you're probably interested in navigating to your bookmarks file and using
bug #9274.

Comment 5

18 years ago
Move to M20.


18 years ago
QA Contact: leger → claudius

Comment 6

18 years ago
Updating QA contact.

Comment 7

18 years ago
Move to "Future" milestone.
Target Milestone: M20 → Future

Comment 8

17 years ago
Since Don has left, Vishy is taking his bugs in bulk, pending reassignment.
Assignee: don → vishy

Comment 9

17 years ago
This bug seems to present an idea (which would slow us down) without providing 
any rationale for implementing it.  We have separate bugs on the crash recovery, 
so closing this up unless someone can provide a good reason for doing this.
Last Resolved: 17 years ago
Resolution: --- → WONTFIX

Comment 10

17 years ago
Product: Browser → Seamonkey
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