Re: [dwm] uzbl. A browser that adheres to the unix philosophy.

From: Kurt H Maier <>
Date: Thu, 23 Apr 2009 18:33:45 -0500

On Thu, Apr 23, 2009 at 6:00 PM, Szabolcs Nagy <> wrote:
> On 4/23/09, pmarin <> wrote:
>> Try the last version of Dillo2. It is starting to support CSS and in
>> the next version (Dillo 2.1) will support keybinding.
> dillo used to be nice.. until it started using c++
> i'd rather use the tcl/tk html viewer, hv3

Dillo was never nice. It's always been crippled -- both from a
functionality standpoint and a development-process standpoint.

>>>> On Thu, Apr 23, 2009 at 11:45 AM, hiro <> wrote:
>>>> > Now we only need a working flash replacement:(
> no, flash is conceptually broken, it should not exist on the web

I agree with this; nevertheless, command-line tools work fine for
grabbing flash video (and playing it with mplayer or xine).
Interactive flash is a nightmare that I'm happy to avoid.

>>>> > On Thu, Apr 23, 2009 at 5:21 PM, Dusan <> wrote:
>>>> > > Web kit minimal browser, you will find it very interesting.
> umm webkit was a >300 KLOC monster last time i checked

there isn't a non-crippled alternative, though -- not if you require
access to javascript- and css-enabled sites. I use midori when I have
to, links otherwise.

# Kurt H Maier
Received on Thu Apr 23 2009 - 23:33:45 UTC

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