Adding search yumminess to Firefox

There is a pretty simple means to add a search to the Firefox search collection: (via Mike Chambers blog)

Call this javascript code from within Firefox:

window.sidebar.addSearchEngine(
"http://mesh.typepad.com/firefox/search/"+name+".src",
iconPath,
name,
cat );

where the "src" file is:

version="1.1"
name="engadget"
method="GET"
action="www.engadget.com/search/">

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Andrew Turner is an advocate of open standards and open data. He is actively involved in many organizations developing and supporting open standards, including OpenStreetMap, Open Geospatial Consortium, Open Web Foundation, OSGeo, and the World Wide Web Consortium. He co-founded CrisisCommons, a community of volunteers that, in coordination with government agencies and disaster response groups, build technology tools to help people in need during and after a crisis such as an earthquake, tsunami, tornado, hurricane, flood, or wildfire.