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Bug#309136: RFP: browsex -- Small fast and lightweigh browser for CSS, DHTML, animated graphics



Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist

* Package name    : browsex
  Version         : 2.0.0
  Upstream Author : Peter MacDonald <peter@browsex.com>
* URL             : http://browsex.com/
* License         : GPL
  Description     : Small based fast and lightweigh broeswer for CSS, DHTML, animated graphics

(Include the long description here.)

 o lightweight: starting at 3.8 Meg and works on a 12M/386 (in X!)	
 o Packaged as a single standalone binary, that you can modify!	
 o improved configurability, and tighter OS integration	
 o better fault resilience and crash proofing	
 o reliable client side scripting via Safe-Tcl	
 o an embedded macro processor: TML. Standalone to!	
 o less-mouse, and mouse-less operational support	
 o configuration defaults adapt to available resources

BrowseX is a free Open Source, cross-platform Web Browser, Mail
Program, Talk/Chat client and more. There is a database interface,
SQLite, and BrowseX is easily extensible via an API. BrowseX has been
written primarily in C and Tcl and clearly demonstrates that Linux
applications can indeed bridge to Windows. The user can also
dynamically configure any widget, even form fields in web pages, on
the fly using Shift-Control-mousebutton. You may also want to look at
TML, a CGI and Web Script that BrowseX has built-in. The
http://dev.browsex.com/ site now uses the TML CGI to display the
BrowseX documentation as TML directly.

For the user, BrowseX has two principle characteristics: resilience
and responsiveness. The first comes really as a side effect of using
Tcl for all highlevel algorithms. Errors result in popup dialogs
rather than crashes. Responsiveness is probably due to lightweight and
the widget based implementation which forced clean interfaces between
parts.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 3.1
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Shell:  /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Kernel: Linux 2.6.11-1-686
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=C (charmap=ISO-8859-1) (ignored: LC_ALL set to en_US)



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