Re: [dwm] Characters still mess up in Xterm/RXVT

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2007 15:55:02 +0100

On Fri, Dec 14, 2007 at 03:28:30PM +0100, Pieter Verberne wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 14, 2007 at 02:30:22PM +0100, Antoni Grzymala wrote:
> > Yeah, webbrowsers are a major problem. I really love the vimperator
> > extension for firefox, but can't stand firefox... Otherwise I think
> > Opera is the best (or rather the least bad) choice currently (even
> > though there are major annoyances both in the 9.2x and the pre_9.5x
> > versions).
> >
> > I'm really looking forward to HV3 getting somewhat mainstream (it still
> > needs better javascript support and some other things). It's quite
> > usable right now, I use it whenever I need to quickly have a look at the
> > web without launching any of the huge browsers and when a textmode
> > browser is not enough.
> A few months ago I was browsing the WWW and got irritated again mainly
> because of the way to navigate the WWW. (Somethimes, I suffer a bit RSI.
> I also tried Vimperator but it doensn't 'feel' well. I never tried Opera
> (closed source).) It is very impractical to navigate the web with a
> keyboard. I do use Lynx sometimes but it is just not suitable for all
> websites.
> I was once talking with another student about my frustrations with the
> web. I said something like this; "I hate webdesign. When I browse a
> webpage, often, I go directly to te sitemap, wich -does- have a nice
> navigation. From there I start browsing the webpage." I also told that
> all webpages should just have a tree(1)-like (hierarchical) menu on the
> left side, without any markup. Pretty much like
> Whatever, it just doesn't exist. Till a few weeks ago, I found out the
> Gopher protocol:-) And my frustration moved from the web to the fact
> that 'nobody is using gopher'.
> It's hard for me to speak out such sadness... ( :-) )
> (euhk, a sgml tag)<unrealistic optimism>
> How about writing a new Gopher+ server in the 10 000-SLOC philosophy
> give Gopher a market share of 20% in about 5 years again?
> (we should also use another markup language than HTML for hypertext
> documents)
> <\unrealistic optimism>

20h did it already:


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