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Google DeskBar API Request

Brian [PersonRank 0]

Sunday, December 5, 2004
15 years ago

Google has released the Google DeskBar API recently. There are a million things that could be done with this, similar to Konfabulator.

The thing I would like to see most is putty integration, if any devs read this and find that interesting. Minimal functionality would be that you push alt + p, and are taken to the Google DeskBar box, and when the custom browser they have pops up it is really a putty window. You could specify a default connect site so that the first command you send could be your username, followed by your password.

Downsides to this are that if you are using SSH with SHA and any security holes are found in Google Deskbar it sort of nulls the point of using SHA in the first place. However, there are many other uses for putty, such as playing your favorite MUD. Doing this in the Google DeskBar window would be pretty sweet :)

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Brian [PersonRank 0]

15 years ago #

I should add...if there was anyway to make putty windows tabbed in the deskbar api...it would try be heaven.

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