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Re: [Lynx-dev] can Lynx be used today ?

From: Doug Kaufman
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] can Lynx be used today ?
Date: Sun, 1 Aug 2004 23:02:52 -0700 (PDT)

On Sun, 1 Aug 2004, Edwin Davidson wrote:

> Can a text-based web browser like Lynx really be used in 2004 with web
> sites powered by Javascript, XML, ASP and the like ?  A local freenet that
> I have an account with (and have had for 9 years) uses Lynx as it's web
> browser and I do like it but Lynx doesn't run all web sites that I try to
> hit with it. 

I use lynx as my preferred browser, and only use a graphical browser
when I need pictorial information or when javascript needs to be used.
There are a few sites that are very unfriendly to lynx, but the vast
majority of sites that I go to work fine with it. Occasionally you need
to look at the source to see where links really are. Which sites in
particular seem to give you trouble with lynx?

Doug Kaufman
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