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Wed, 01 Nov 2006 17:07:20 GMT
Firefox 2.0 Sub Hand-off

Firefox 2.0 has an new feature that allows it to hand-off RSS subscription requests to other RSS clients. It's very simple to create your own. Here is the code I wrote that installs Rmail as an RSS subscription handler.

<script type="text/javascript">
function SubWithRmail()
{
navigator.registerContentHandler(
'application/vnd.mozilla.maybe.feed',
'http://www.r-mail.org/bm.aspx?rss=%s', 'Rmail');
}
</script>
<
input type="button" onclick="SubWithRmail()" value="Make Rmail your Firefox RSS handler" />

http://developer.mozilla.org/en/docs/DOM:window.navigator.registerContentHandler

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Nicely done, Randy!  How about an extension or script that just adds it as an option under Tools>Options>Feeds along with the BlogLines, MyYahoo, and Google Reader that are already there?
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