ok. firefox just rocks. and extensions make it even better. two in
particular are brilliant: mozex and wikipedia.
mozex lets you launch external programs for certain things - mailto
urls and for editing textareas being the two i find the most useful.
to edit a textarea in a real program just right click the textarea
and choose mozex->Edit Textarea. suddenly vi in an xterm pops up
(or joe in an rxvt or emacs or gvim or nano in a konsole or whatever).
you edit away, save and quit, and then left click the text area to read
in the changed document (not the greatest ui, but the ability to use vi
on large textareas outweighs that in my opinion).
you can also use it to launch mutt (or evolution or elm or some other
proprietary mailer named after a tree or whatever). it also has links
for a slew of other protocols.
you can get this puppy here: http://mozex.mozdev.org/
if you edit wikipedia a lot or if you use a wikimedia wiki at work,
thw wikipedia extension is great. it adds a toolbar for web pages with
wiki in the url. the toolbar will insert wiki markup into the text area
you're working in (obviously not into an external editor).
the web page for it is here: http://wikipedia.mozdev.org/
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