Keystone is a SIMBL plugin that provides keyword search for Safari. That is, you can type 'wiki Safari' into the location bar, and get the Wikipedia page for "Safari".
Keystone is currently set up to build with Xcode 3.1 or later; it is still using the Xcode 3 series in order to build for Mac OS X v10.5 (for PowerPC Macs as well as 32- and 64-bit Intel). It should be possible to build Keystone for Mac OS X v10.6 or later using Xcode 4.
Keystone has integrated support for Sparkle, but it's carefully cordoned off from the actual Sparkle framework to avoid conflicts if someone else has already loaded it. (In particular, WebKit nightly builds have been known to use Sparkle for updates.)
It should be possible to build Keystone without Sparkle support with minimal source modifications.
This should go without saying, but Keystone is basically a hack that has broken and will continue to break with every major update to Safari. Fortunately, it should detect if it's on an untested version of Safari and warn you if things might go wrong.
For really major updates (e.g. new OS), SIMBL will refuse to load Keystone at all. If you want to experiment with newer versions of Safari, you can change the
MaxBundleVersion listed under
SIMBLTargetApplications in the Info.plist file.
Keystone is not undergoing active development. Read why.
Keystone uses the following code snippets or libraries, from coders much wiser than I. Thank you all!
Dave Batton's DBBackgroundView, which I've been using for a long time for drawing colors, images, and gradients behind my main content. It seems to no longer be easily available on the internet, so I'm including the compiled framework here.
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