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Re: LYNX-DEV lynx to graphics

From: Hiram Lester, Jr.
Subject: Re: LYNX-DEV lynx to graphics
Date: Sat, 22 Mar 1997 01:56:39 -0600 (CST)

On Fri, 21 Mar 1997, Wayne Buttles wrote:

> On Fri, 21 Mar 1997, DNRC ACIC and SACEO of obscure acronyms, FFTG of STUPID 
> wrote:

Hey, Tenn Tech!  I was up there about a year ago. :)

> > are there any known programs out there for dos,windows,or unix/linux
> > that can utilize lynx to give graphical views of web pages rather than
> > text only.
> I once saw a program called slipknot that was supposed to do exactly that.
> Never used it so you will have to websearch.

I can't remember if slipknot works on VMS or not.  There is a program
called I-Comm that is SPECIFICALLY for VMS.  It includes a browser, but I
think you can use any browser with it.  Check for it.

> There are also PPP emulators for shell accounts, but for the life of me I
> can't remember the name of any or if they will work on vax.  

Nope, unfortunately SLiRP has not been ported to VMS.  I tried to compile
it on TN Tech's system, but VMS's TCP/IP packages have a different view of
things than unix.  Tech uses MultiNet...  I was even gonna try MadGoat's
NETLIB with SOCKETSHR, but it was still gonna be a major port, and I
figured it wasn't worth it.

Eric, if you happen to be a CompSci or CompEng student, you should have an
account on the HP's up there (homer, marge, and bart).  You can run SLiRP
on one of them provided you use RLOGIN in 8-bit mode.  There are also
several ISP's in town now.  Send me personal mail for more info on any of

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