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Re: Search engine duckduckgo URL results 404

>>>>> Boruch Baum <boruch_baum@xxxxxxx> writes:

    > On 2020-07-03 11:51, Tomas Nordin wrote:
    >> Boruch Baum <boruch_baum@xxxxxxx> writes:
    >> > The fix that works for me to be able to use the new duckduckgo
    >> website > is to modify the entry in variale
    >> w3m-search-engine-alist to
    >> >
    >> > ("duckduckgo" "https://lite.duckduckgo.com/lite" utf-8 "q=%s")
    >> This is the hard coded default as far as I can see (for
    >> duckduckgo) in `w3m-search-engine-alist'.

    > Hmm. The first question that I should ask is "Exactly what emacs
    > key-sequence did you use to verify that current setting of yours
    > for w3m-search-engine-alist"?

    >> The result for me using this as the engine with `w3m-search' is
    >> that I get to https://lite.duckduckgo.com/lite with an empty
    >> search bar, (the search term I entered in mini-buffer had no
    >> effect).

Indeed. I don't see why it was changed. For me, the non-lite

("duckduckgo" "https://duckduckgo.com/?q=%s")

in w3m-search.el works perfectly well. After a moment or two, the search page
re-directs automatically to the results via a non-java search. 

Best wishes,

Colin Baxter
URL: http://www.Colin-Baxter.com