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From: Matthew Lundin <mdl@imapmail.org>
To: Ihor Radchenko <yantar92@gmail.com>,
	numbchild@gmail.com, Org Mode <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: [Feature] add a new org-attach dispatcher command to offline save web page
Date: Thu, 28 May 2020 17:15:45 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87blm71zam.fsf@fastmail.fm> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <875zcgugq2.fsf@localhost>

Ihor Radchenko <yantar92@gmail.com> writes:

> My view on this is bare-bones download, in a spirit of org-attach
> itself. There is already 'url method in org-attach-attach, but it is
> hard-coded to url-retrieve-synchronously. It would be handy if user
> could configure alternative retrievers (like monolith, wget, curl, or
> some user-defined function).

Thanks. I'm learning about this for the first time after using
org-attach for years! I have no idea why I've never noticed it.

> Note that monolith does not crawl the website. It only collects
> everything needed to show the page as you see it in browser into single
> html file. This behaviour is what one expects to obtain when saving a
> full web-page from browser.

Agreed. This looks like the way to go. Keep it simple and abstract the
call to url-copy-file to allow the user to configure the command for
downloading the page/file. 

Best,

Matt




  reply	other threads:[~2020-05-28 22:16 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 29+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-05-27  9:55 stardiviner
2020-05-28  2:55 ` Matthew Lundin
2020-05-28  5:49   ` Ihor Radchenko
2020-05-28  6:39     ` stardiviner
2020-05-28 14:03       ` Ihor Radchenko
2020-05-28 16:00         ` stardiviner
2020-05-28 18:16           ` Ihor Radchenko
2020-05-28 16:19     ` Matthew Lundin
2020-05-28 17:11       ` Ihor Radchenko
2020-05-28 22:15         ` Matthew Lundin [this message]
2020-05-29  2:15           ` stardiviner
2020-05-29  2:06         ` stardiviner
2020-05-29  2:03       ` stardiviner
2020-05-29  2:17         ` Ihor Radchenko
2020-05-29  6:16           ` stardiviner
2020-05-29 15:33           ` Matthew Lundin
2020-05-29 16:32             ` stardiviner
2020-05-30  6:09             ` Ihor Radchenko
2020-05-28  6:37   ` stardiviner
2020-05-28  6:40   ` stardiviner
2020-05-28 22:24 ` Samuel Wales
2020-05-29  2:23 ` [PATCH updated] " stardiviner
2020-05-29  2:27 ` stardiviner
2020-06-02 12:20   ` Bastien
2020-06-02 14:06     ` stardiviner
2020-06-02 14:26       ` Bastien
2020-06-02 14:40         ` stardiviner
2020-06-03 15:10           ` Bastien
2020-06-03 23:34             ` stardiviner

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