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Re: lynx-dev view chinese (big5, gb) in lynx

From: Neo Sze Wee
Subject: Re: lynx-dev view chinese (big5, gb) in lynx
Date: Sun, 20 Jan 2002 10:34:08 +0000
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On Sun, Jan 20, 2002 at 09:53:49AM +0900, Henry Nelson wrote:
> > I cannot compiled because I have not downloaded the compiler from slackware
> > 8.0 because of space constraint.
> Just come out and say you're using Linux (or not) so we'll at least be able

It has never occurred to me that the OS is an important issue here. My aplology.

> to make a stab in the dark.  As another poster already mentioned, setting up
> your console to display Chinese characters is your job.  You should ask on

I know and so I am asking for your help. : )

> a Slackware or Linux help list.

They are my sources as well.

> > Is it really that easy? I am using an English system.
> As far as Lynx goes, yes.  While the C and K parts of CJK may not be fully
> debugged, I know for a fact that Japanese works very well in all of the
> possible ways I mentioned for using Lynx.

How to make a console CJK?

> > I can only use the console and I prefer to use console. I do not have X and 
> > I 
> > have only install the minimal. My sytem is 486 with 4 ram and run slowly. So
> I find such systems much more useful as terminals than anything else.  But,

It depends on your usage.

> in fact I have run Lynx on the console of a desktop with 486SX, 4MB memory
> and 80MB hdd -- in Japanese, and using Slackware port to the Fujitsu FMR.
> This was at the level of Lynx2.7, probably more than 4 years ago.  I had to
> compile Lynx on another machine with 8MB of memory, and it still took a
> half-day.
> > I have to install the samllest and the minimal.
> You'll have a tough time I should think with a modern Slackware.  I'd
> recommend NetBSD for it's compactness  -- you could get all the character-
> cell (text) tools you need to run Lynx in just under 120MB of hdd space.
> You would have to compile your kernel and Lynx on another machine, unless
> you are willing to use binaries, which are available for many platforms.
> __Henry
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