Re: [dev] [surf] Webkit2 with proxy server

From: Ivan Tham <>
Date: Sun, 25 Dec 2016 13:00:20 +0800

On Sat, Dec 24, 2016 at 10:03:51PM +0000, Teodoro Santoni wrote:
>Hi Laslo,
>2016-12-24 10:11 GMT, Laslo Hunhold <>:
>>> Anything else can be solved by finding your way into scraping the
>>> website and building a proxy that sends you a very simplified version
>>> of it at your w3m, links, lynx, dillo, mosaic or shell script.
>>> It isn't easier and should be packed into a standard distribution,
>>> but it isn't all that much of an enigma.
>> Never go full Stallman.
>I'm just lazy, like very lazy, and the youtube-dl model looks appealing
>to me: trusting someone dedicated to a naked representation
>of a single website, not doing the scraper yourself... I although know
>well that a package manager or a single standard distrib leads
>to drawbacks like dbus, keith packard and the funny story of lpad
>on npm (node devs deserved it in full!) [0].

> youtube-dl: A small command-line program to download videos from
> and a few more sites

And don't forget that there is you-get which is 10x smaller than
youtube-dl. Youtube-dl isn't considered small.

Do what you like, like what you do.  -- Pickfire
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