[thelist] Web clipping application

Barney Carroll barney.carroll at gmail.com
Mon Jan 26 05:19:46 CST 2009

The notion that you only want to use one app and that app has already been
chosen (Gmail) — and would like this to be distinct from just another tab is
a common complaint. How about Mozilla Lab's Prism [

Barney Carroll
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2009/1/26 L. Mohan Arun (marun2 at gmail.com) <marun2 at gmail.com>

> Thanks for the answers to my query about web clips application. Somebody
> mentioned Google Reader. I already use Google Reader. But I dont want to
> keep that tab open. I want only Gmail tab to be open. What I wanted is
> something more sophisticated along the same lines of "Web clips" in Gmail.
> It displays a horizontal strip of RSS feed titles one at a time at the top
> of your Gmail. I want to be able to display atleast 5 such titles from
> different feeds at the same time. Forward and backward navigation through
> in
> each horizontal line. Ability to assign priority to each feed, able to
> specify blocked keywords appearing in titles. I am willing to install a
> desktop client application or a Google Gadget may be, but I found no gadget
> that currently meets my requirements from here:
> http://desktop.google.com/plugins/c/sidebar/news.html
> Any advice may be helpful.
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