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Re: text browsers



On Mon, 27 Feb 2012 10:32:29 +0000
Keith McKenzie <km3952@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 27/02/12 10:11, Weaver wrote:
> > Hello one and all.
> >
> > I'm seting up a gui-less system and was wondering about text browsers -
> > what's good?
> > Anything to avoid, that is behind in development, not being maintained or
> > is obviously behind the others in some respect or other.
> >
> > I don't want to start a flame war.....seriously.
> >
> > re there any that are head and shoulders above the rest, more intuitive,
> > stable, etc,?
> >
> > Thanking you for any time and trouble.
> > Regards,
> >
> > Weaver.
> >    
> You'll have to work at understanding how to browse with them.
> 
> I don't 'recommend', but I have tried 'lynx', 'links', & 'elinks'; I 
> didn't get on with any of them.
> 
> The problem is mainly that so many web sites use javascript & flash, 
> etc. They don't conform to www standards.

Yes - Javascript in particular can be a real problem.

Celejar


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