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Re: [Lynx-dev] JS question

From: David Feustel
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] JS question
Date: Sat, 15 Jul 2006 12:37:15 -0500 (CDT)

> From: David Woolley <address@hidden>
> Date: Sat, 15 Jul 2006 15:31:28 +0100 (BST)
> dfeustel wrote:

> > I would like to be able to use webmail from home. I am now thinking
> > about trying to add JS to Lynx myself, but I am wondering just how big
> > a project that really is. I'm running OpenBSD 3.9.
> I'd guess its somewhere between a 30 and 50% re-write, to implement
> the correct object models.  You may be able to port an actual scripting
> interpreter with less effort, but it is useless without the object
> model support.
> It has been suggested that a text only interface to Mozilla would be
> a lot cheaper to implement.

That sounds good!

I had been wondering about a text-only interface to Konqueror too.
I like Konqueror but it requires X-windows which I stopped using because
of security considerations. Now I do everything in console mode using
Lynx, Vim and Tin. The only drawback is not being able to read pdf files
except at the library.

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