Somebody was looking over my shoulder the other day as I was using the dropdown list of search plugins in Firefox (nee Firebird nee Phoenix nee Mozilla), and was surprised to see it. Which reminded me that in IE and Safari, the built-in search isn't extensible.
Now that we're all comparing Google and Yahoo!, it's really handy to be able to query one engine, then repeat the query in another engine frictionlessly. Here's what that looks like:
If you're using a Mozilla variant and haven't set up a Yahoo! plugin yet, it's installable from the mycroft page. Very convenient.
Former URL: http://weblog.infoworld.com/udell/2004/02/19.html#a922