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Re: lynx-dev LYNX: idea?: lynx-mode for (free) netscrape?

From: dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev LYNX: idea?: lynx-mode for (free) netscrape?
Date: Fri, 9 Oct 1998 14:34:18 -0400 (EDT)

> Being as the 99.7% ONLY browser I use is lynx (and do I love it so!), 
> and I am so used to the keyboard-keys for running it -- 
> wouldn't it be nice if those few times we really NEED pictures, 
> drawings, octahedrons, Apollo-engine drawings, etc, 
> if we could run "netscrape -lynx-mode"... 
> Since people are hacking it these days (netscrape), I wonder 
> if any of the people on THIS list have looked at the code 
> in the command-processor for Netscrape ... like, how hard 
> would it be to make some sed or perl or whatever thingie to 
> take that/those .c-programs (c++? then easier?) and auto-produce 
> some lynx-mode ones. 
I do have other (good) reasons for not being involved with netscape - but
some details that would tend to slow people up:

        + about 30Mb of source (compressed)

        + requires Motif

(overall, not something to just take a quick look at ;-)

> Just a thought... 

Thomas E. Dickey

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