posted: May 11th, 2006 · by: Sven
Short note to myself. In case you’ve ever have to reinstall Firefox, immediately go and kill the line
19 <input name="meta" value="lr%3Dlang_de">
Do not wait. Just do it now. Quick!
I’ve been really annoyed by firefox’s internal search plugin which - I can’t remember since when - send me to www.google.de kindly “tailoring” the search results for German users. That means: practically ommitting every interesting page on the web.
As I’m usually looking for technical things this behaviour actually results in the opposite of what Google wants to achive - I usually got totally useless results for almost everything.