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Re: w3 issues




The newsforge page is *very heavy-weight* html.

You're much better off opening it once, pulling the RSS url, and
then using emacspeak's ability to read RSS feeds.

>>>>> "Lukas" == Lukas Loehrer <listaddr1@gmx.net> writes:
    Lukas> I still use the emacs 21.4 package from Debian but
    Lukas> with w3 and url from CVS. The versions are the same as
    Lukas> yours. newsforge.com works for me in both w3m and w3,
    Lukas> however it seems the be a very difficult case for w3
    Lukas> as it takes much longer for retrieving and rendering
    Lukas> the site than w3m (20 s vs 3 s). I am using the Debian
    Lukas> packages for w3m. Maybe you should make sure that all
    Lukas> the Debian w3 packages are removed or do not interfere
    Lukas> with the CVS version.
    Lukas> 
    Lukas> Best regards, Lukas
    Lukas> 
    Lukas> Robert D. Crawford writes ("Re: w3 issues"):
    >> (w3-version) "WWW p4.0pre.47, URL Exp" url-version "Exp"
    >> 
    >> Right now, I don't think I want to devote the time to
    >> getting w3 to work.  I think I might have not installed
    >> something correctly, as the history functions do not work.
    >> Some variables and functions that are mentioned in the
    >> info manual do not seem to be assigned or even exist, if I
    >> remember correctly, and the manual seems to need updating.
    >> All in all, I like w3, if only for the fact that it will
    >> render italics and pre tags can have face and voice
    >> assignments, something that is not possible in w3m.  This
    >> limitation, by the way, is a problem with w3m, and not
    >> emacs-w3m.
    >> 
    >> Maybe I should just start porting the functionality I
    >> think might be useful for me from w3 to emacs-w3m.  Right
    >> now, though, I think w3 has to go on the back burner.
    >> 
    >> Thanks,
    >> 
    >> rdc
    >> 
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