[weboob] [RFC] WebSearch capability

Laurent Bachelier laurent at bachelier.name
Thu Jun 5 11:23:01 CEST 2014

On 2014-06-05 10:36, Flo wrote:
> Hello,
> Le 05/06/2014 09:08, Guilhem Bonnefille a écrit :
>> Hi,
>> AFAIK Weboob does not propose a general web search feature
>> (application, capabiliy and modules). Such feature would allow to fire
>> web searches directly from CLI or integrated in third-party
>> applications.
> I'm not really convinced with the web searches from CLI. At the end, you
> will use a real browser to open the results of the search. We can of
> course export the results in a web page or something like that, but we
> will not be better than another meta-search engine.

I see a few use cases.
- Force Google to use "Verbatim" searches (I have an addon now, but it
used to drive me crazy)
- Search on multiple services at once

As for the application, it will depend on how convenient is it to use.

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