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Re: How to fetch a URL to an Emacs buffer?

From: David Hansen
Subject: Re: How to fetch a URL to an Emacs buffer?
Date: Sun, 11 Mar 2007 17:00:55 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.110006 (No Gnus v0.6) Emacs/22.0.95 (gnu/linux)

On Sun, 11 Mar 2007 14:40:10 +0000 (UTC) kj wrote:

> Is there an Emacs command that would load a given URL into an Emacs
> buffer?
> Normally I would 1) switch to a browser; 2) visit the desired URL;
> 3) use the browser's "Save as..." command to save the URL's content;
> 4) switch back to Emacs; and 5) open the downloaded file, but this
> but this song-and-dance can get cumbersome after a while.

Make Emacs your browser :)

If you want to do it from lisp there's the url.el package that is
part of Emacs 22, there's always the quick and dirty solution with a
shell and wget.


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