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Re: command line browser questions: - javascript - lynx history



On Thu, 17 Apr 2008 16:41:04 +1000 (EST)
Daniel Dalton <daniel.dalton@iinet.net.au> wrote:

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> >>> NN_il_Confusionario that much Javascript content is unnecessary, my
> >>
> >> Yes, I agree... I would use firefox if I could, but unfortunately more
> >> sites work with lynx than talk with firefox... :-)
> >
> > I rarely have any real problems with FF (IW); most of my difficulties
> > derive from the fact that I am unwilling to install Flash, but my
> > impression from this list is that there's actually quite good Flash
> > support via the flash plugin, at least on i386 and possibly other
> > architectures that can use some sort of wrapper.  What sites give you
> 
> Yes, flash is ok on my sighted brothers debian box...
> 
> > trouble with FF?
> 
> Its the fact I'm blind actually, firefox works fine with them... Just orca 
> doesn't read them well...
> Like firefox and flash and everything would be fine on this box for a 
> sighted person since I'm totally blind and use braille and speech that is 
> where the problem is...
> Either hoping for orca to improve, or hoping for a cmd solution...

I was not reading this thread very carefully, and I didn't realize that
you were referring to speech support; I should have realized that you
meant exactly what you said when you wrote "talk with firefox" ...

> >>> great problem is that my consumer wireless AP / switch / router
> >>> interfaces all require Javascript, so I can't modify their
> >>> configurations from the cli.
> >>
> >> Uh... My router seems to work fine, but I mostly ssh in anyway.
> >> Openwrt's web gui seems to be pretty good... :-)
> >
> > That's fine if your router runs Openwrt; mine (Trendnet TEW-452BRP)
> 
> Yes, I know.
> 
> > isn't listed as supported (but it's also not on the unsupported page).
> 
> I wouldn't try it then...

>From a quick perusal of the Openwrt site and Wiki that the two main
determinants of support are the chipset and the memory (flash and vram)
capacity.  The unit is Atheros based (it's a 108 super g model), for
which there's apparently at least some support, but there's apparently
no real way to determine the memory capacity short of opening the box,
checking part numbers, and then researching them.

> Daniel Dalton

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