Re: Web history backends and privacy issues


I've got mixed feeling about this.

I do a lot of web development and I often have to clear my cache, just
to make sure the changes caught up, but I really love the idea to keep
all the websites I browsed even if I deleted the cache. I wish the

Me too. Unless explicitly removed, once I visited a page, I visited it
and it should be available after 1 day, 1 month, 1 year or (ahem,
theoretically 1 century). We need a practical implementation that will
get us closest to this.

extension be available for
Since it is a concern to delete "browsing history" I suggest to not tie
it to the whole "browser cache" itself but to specific part of it
(yesterday or the day before).
A better idea would simply have an option in beagle-setting to flush
whatever index you wish.

I guess I will add a tool to remove specific browsing history (based
on date and URL) from the index. Then it is upto the user (and apps,
extensions) to take care of removing them at their sweet will. Privacy
dealt by the users themselves - as they wish.

- dBera

Debajyoti Bera @
beagle / KDE fan
Mandriva / Inspiron-1100 user

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