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Re: viewing webpages inside emacs


From: Thr4wn
Subject: Re: viewing webpages inside emacs
Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2008 17:55:31 -0700 (PDT)
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On Jun 25, 7:05 pm, Xah <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Jun 25, 10:19 am, Thr4wn <address@hidden> wrote:
>
> > Is there a way to view pages inside emacs? I found the browse-url
> > family of functions, but I want to know if emacs can render html pages
> > itself (which seems rather unlikely), or even just view the results of
> > a textual browser inside emacs.
>
> there's a entire web browser written in elisp, bundled with xemacs,
> called w3. You invoke it with M-x w3. This is back in 1999. I haven't
> used xemacs for many years but am guessing xemacs still bundle it
> though.
>
> the w3 browser support not just text rendering like lynx, but also
> images, html tables, and one of css or javascript i forgot which. It
> about maybe 10 times slower than a dedicated web browser though.
>
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emacs/W3
>
> this is about the only web browser in elisp i think.
>
> but if you just interested in reading web pages in emacs, there's a
> elisp interface to a external text-based browser called w3m. see
>
> http://www.emacswiki.org/cgi-bin/wiki/emacs-w3m
>
>   Xah
>http://xahlee.org/
>
>

Thanks!!


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