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Re: [SLUG] Good text WWW browser
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Good text WWW browser
- From: Tom Massey <tmas5640@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue Jul 18 01:47:26 2000
Jeff Waugh wrote:
> > Andrew Macks wrote:
> > And let us not forget w3m, which does rendering too and has SSL support.
> > w3m vs Links seems to be a bit of a trade-off. SSL for background
> > loading. But I haven't tried Links first-hand yet, so there may be other
> > advantages/disadvantages. Seems w3m is more actively developed, but that
> > doesn't mean a better client I guess.
> My preference is w3m for rendering (viewing html emails in mutt), and links
> for real browsing. It has a nice curses interface with menus and all.
Must admit I haven't really played with w3m much, but Links seems to be
the fastest browser I've ever used for general viewing of web pages. And
the menuing system is much nicer than Lynx.