Actually, I was thinking about the ScrapBook extension when I started
reading this thread...  The thing that the ScrapBook extension could be is a
model of what a Zim plugin should look like...  The biggest thing is the
ability to (a) scan X layers deep into a page, and (b) replace links with
the local cached versions of the images / pages / etc, (c) the ability to
selectively ignore sets of links, and (d) the ability to replace links that
don't have pages / images in the cache with dummy links.

IMO - this kind of functionality is really a bit more complicated than it
appears at first blush.

George

On Tue, Dec 1, 2009 at 12:32 PM, Dotan Cohen <dotanco...@gmail.com> wrote:

> 2009/12/1 Brendan Kidwell <sn...@glump.net>:
> > On Tue, Dec 1, 2009 at 12:35 AM, Brendan Kidwell <sn...@glump.net>
> wrote:
> >>
> >> On Fri, Nov 27, 2009 at 8:12 AM, Randomcoder <randomcod...@gmail.com>
> >> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> 2) "Go Dark" mode where some script scans all your notes and each link
> it
> >>> finds it
> >>> fetches from the web
> >>
> >> The suggestions in this thread are good, but if anyone wants a quick and
> >> dirty solution, I would suggest while we wait for someone to step up and
> >> write a plugin:
> >
> > Also... if you're doing some kind of research or taking notes for
> archival
> > purposes, I would highly recommend skipping the whole offline mode idea
> and
> > pasting not only web URLs in the notebook but also a full PDF of the
> cited
> > web page, when you acquire a new source. You never know when your source
> is
> > going to disappear or change.
>
> The Scrapbook Firefox extension is great for this purpose, but as it
> is not related to the "dark mode" idea anymore I suggest that we leave
> it at that.
>
> Wget has a function for crawling a list of URLs, and I imagine that it
> would not be difficult to grep the notebooks for URLs to feeded. Of
> course, not being a programmer it is rather easy to imagine these
> things.
>
>
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