[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [Lynx-dev] maclynx -- utf8-ignore and/or update...

From: Stefan Caunter
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] maclynx -- utf8-ignore and/or update...
Date: Sun, 30 May 2010 22:46:05 -0400

On Sun, May 30, 2010 at 10:33 PM, Walter Ian Kaye
<address@hidden> wrote:
>>> I've wanted to view all sorts of text/* files (CSS, JavaScript, etc.) in
>>> addition to various encodings. I've generally saved to disk and then opened
>>> from there. Never understood why Lynx made me go through that, as Lynx is so
>>> smart in other ways.
> I guess what I don't understand is, what could possibly go wrong with
> treating unknown text/* as text/plain? Actually I'd like the option of
> viewing any file as text/plain (such as .doc), because various "binary" file
> formats actually contain a lot of plain text plus some binary data, and I'm
> interested in the plain text data. You know, kind of like how Lynx sees the
> important parts of the Web. ;)

.mailcap should do this on most systems. I also seem to recall that
[P]rint can be set to allow viewing of any file as text.


reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]