del.icio.us + Gmail
Jan 27, 2005, 10:08pm EST
I love del.icio.us, it makes it very easy to maintain the link blog on the side of my page. However, del.icio.us is missing two key features: page caching and a decent search.
What I want del.icio.us to do is to keep a cache of every page I bookmark just in case the page disappears. Additionally, I want to be able to search my bookmarks for text contained in a page, not just the text in the URI or my extended description. At work, a co-worker suggested to me that I forward a copy of all my bookmarks to my Gmail account. What a great idea! This lets me save a gig worth of pages and lets me search my bookmarks.
script which runs once a day to get the links for my link blog. It now
crawls each link and sends an email to a Gmail account with the
From field being the page
Subject being the tags, and the body being a copy of the page.
In addition to searching the page text, I can filter by tags by using an
advanced search (e.g.,
Now I love del.icio.us and Gmail more than before.
 I’m not sure he wants his name listed, so I’ll omit it.