Re: [dev] web browsers

From: Peter Hartman <>
Date: Sun, 10 Mar 2013 09:20:29 -0400

I use surf.


2013/3/10 hiro <>:
> I still sometimes need a full bloated web browser for bureaucratic
> bullshit, but opera doesn't work well with javascript lately and is
> anyways moving to webkit soon. So I need an alternative.
> chrome doesn't work since web developers found out about new annoying
> features like autocomplete="off" and onpaste="return.
> I'm not accepting such pedantry, but still I sometimes need working
> javascript and cookies and popups and other such bullshit to
> automatically log in to the automatically logged out super serious
> business sites that I use to organise some parts of my life.
> does any suckless browser refuse to support these stupid features by
> default? is there a list of features not supported so I can check if
> my issues are not covered?
> in the end I want to keep scripts like $home/bin/ebay which would
> starts a single window with just logged-in ebay and apart from that be
> in a pristine state with no connection to anything else on my system
> or any other web site. This means when I kill, crash, close this shit
> it shall not leave anything else behind apart from my self-created
> script in bin.
> I think it doesn't even need plugin support e.g. flash.
> For this i don't even care that webkit is so fucking bloated, as I
> want it just for a handful of sites I have to use once in a while but
> only for very short time spans. On the other hand I will still use old
> opera versions, dillo, mothra on 9front or my kindle for reading
> normal text i.e. real information on the web.
> are there any other new usable browsers lately? other ideas, recommendations?
> thanks
> hiro

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