[tahoe-dev] wanted: a permanent copy of everything I've ever looked at through my web browser

Jody Harris imhavoc at gmail.com
Wed Feb 17 02:15:23 UTC 2010


Are you talking about archiving all of the contents and media of every page
you visit? I'm getting the impression you're looking for more than just a
running history file. Is this correct?

jody
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On Tue, Feb 16, 2010 at 7:10 PM, Zooko O'Whielacronx <zookog at gmail.com>wrote:

> Folks:
>
> I want to be able to recall, and to search through, everything that
> I've ever looked at through my web browser.
>
> Obviously I would want to store the data in Tahoe-LAFS so that it
> would survive the inevitable loss of my laptop's hard drive, so that I
> could access it from other devices, and so that I could easily share
> some (but not all) of the resulting content.
>
> But, how do I hook up the Tahoe-LAFS storage grid to my web browser?
>
> Goals:
>
> 1. Storage of everything that I ever look at in non-lossy form so that
> it can be understood by future versions of this tool (ser below) and
> other tools and my future self when I ascend into a cyborg
> archaeologist.
>
> (Goal #1 should be implemented and deployed before the rest of them so
> that I stop forgetting things.)
>
> 2. Browseable in chronological form -- what files I looked at when.
>
> 3. Browseable in hyperlinked form -- when I was looking at this file
> and clicked on this link in it then I saw that file.
>
> 4. Searchable.
>
> Thanks!
>
> Oh, also we need a really cool name for this project. :-)
>
> Regards,
>
> Zooko
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