It's just too many clicks to leave the ol' feed reader to see an article and save it to del.icio.us. I'm not into that kind of commitment. I am, however, into Greasemonkey so I headed to userscripts.org and discovered two fairly poor attempts to do what I wanted. The first one just took me to the del.icio.us/post page which is a different kind of bad solution. The second one displayed a nice box in the page for editing the info before saving away to del.icio.us but it appeared halfway off of my screen and I didn't have the patience to figure out why. Here are those two:
Mine has many virtues. First off it actually works and on any browser window size larger than 422 pixels. Secondly it is visually a bit more disruptive than the small Google-styled "window" that one displays but not so obnoxious as to take you off the page entirely. And finally, it automatically pulls the title, link and selected text from the article. Fully featured! As a bonus you get the timeless, classic and beautiful feel of my favorite color,
Because of the way del.icio.us' API works, it'll ask you for your username and password the first time through but after that should behave nicely.