[cap-talk] Petname Toolbar v0.4 - "trust"?
M. Scott Doerrie
mdoerri at cs.jhu.edu
Mon Apr 18 22:27:01 EDT 2005
Jed at Webstart wrote:
> At 10:20 PM 2/27/2005, Tyler Close wrote:
>> There's a new release of the Petname Toolbar at:
>> The main change is storing each petname as a bookmark, instead of a
>> config setting. This provides several advantages:
>> 1. A petname is now bidirectional, as a petname should be.
>> 2. The user can list all issued petnames simply by viewing the
>> bookmark menu.
>> 3. The bookmark manager can be used to manage petnames. This provides
>> several cool features, such as recording the time the petname was
>> created, last modified and last used.
>> Thanks to Marc Stiegler for pointing the design in this direction.
> In case others might have a bit of difficulty finding these
> "bookmarks", as I did, for me they show up in the Bookmarks folder
> labeled "Bookmarks Toolbar Folder". In that folder I see bookmarks
> for Firefox Help, Firefox Support, a bookmark for "Plug-in FAQ", and
> then the Petname toolbar bookmarks.
My biggest complaint about this new feature is that these bookmarks
appear in my toolbar. That means that all of my petnames fill a very
precious screen resource in my browser. Also, each petname I use is
somewhat long, so I only see a handful. I would like to be able keep my
frequently visited links separate from my petnames. Could we be allowed
to change the petname directory though the options button on the
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