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Re: url-retrieve and utf-8


From: Andreas Röhler
Subject: Re: url-retrieve and utf-8
Date: Wed, 6 Feb 2008 13:36:20 +0100
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Am Mittwoch, 6. Februar 2008 07:34 schrieb William Xu:
> Andreas Röhler <address@hidden> writes:
> > While searching, I came across `w3m-retrieve'.
> >
> > Call below fills the buffer with contents from
> > "http://www.emacswiki.org";. Does this work for you too?
> >
> > (w3m-retrieve "http://www.emacswiki.org";)
>
> Thanks. This works much better than url lib.
>
> > Maybe you can use this form?
>
> But, as w3m-el is not included in Emacs, 

That's bad, really.  

> and it requires external tool 
> -- "w3m".  If I would use an external tool, curl or wget are also good
> options.  I select url lib so as to reduce dependencies.


IMO, always use the fastest, most widely used, well
maintained free tool, no matter if shipped with Emacs
or not. Don't lose your time... free time is joy :).

Andreas Röhler





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