Re: [dev] [surf] next release

From: Peter John Hartman <>
Date: Thu, 22 Oct 2009 08:11:54 -0400 (EDT)

On Thu, 22 Oct 2009, Anselm R Garbe wrote:

> 2009/10/21 Uriel <>:
>> Surf should *not* handle downloads or display source, this are clearly
>> and obviously best handled by external tools and there is zero reason
>> for them to be part of any browser.
> I disagree with downloads, because several stuff can't be download
> without dealing with a valid session and it is a pain to download
> stuff that requires session info using wget.
> I have no strong feeling about source viewing, doesn't need to be
> build-in, but since it's already implemented by webkit the source
> viewing and profiling info of WebKit might be worth being made
> accessible through surf, it'll help those who have to debug some web
> stuff from time to time or that are masochists about analysing JS and
> overall download performance similar to firebug. Usually no external
> tool can provide this information correctly.
> Kind regards,
> Anselm

I agree with Anselm. An in-suff download solution is needed for precisely
the reason he gives.

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