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Re: [Pan-users] html

From: Thufir
Subject: Re: [Pan-users] html
Date: Sat, 15 Sep 2012 16:52:19 -0700
User-agent: Pan/0.136 (I'm far too busy being delicious; GIT 926a150 git://

On Tue, 11 Sep 2012 11:38:58 +1000, Steven D'Aprano wrote:

> mutt does something very similar for email. It can be configured to use
> a console browser like links, lynx or w3m to dump the html to text, then
> display that.
> I see no reason why Pan couldn't use an external dependancy for this
> like mutt does. As you suggest, stripping tags is hard, there's no
> reason why Pan should be forced to implement its own when it can push
> the hard part onto existing tools, of which there are already at least
> three.

Ditto.  It could even require some configuration, and be a beta feature, 
that would be fine.  


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