Paul B. Mahol onemda at
Fri Jun 5 18:09:23 UTC 2009

On 6/5/09, Chad Perrin <perrin at> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 03, 2009 at 08:49:50AM +0200, Wojciech Puchar wrote:
>> but it's at least much more difficult. And - my other rule fits very well
>> here. Avoid OVERCOMPLEX programs.
> I tend to agree with this take on things, and I follow a similar
> philosophy of software choice.
> Slight tangent, and you may have mentioned it before: What window manager
> do you use?
>> Unfortunately there are no well done WWW browsers for unix in the world.
>> links -g is an exceptions, but in the same time it's quite limited.
>> But have best fonts :)
> The links browser's interface is crap, as is that of every other text
> console based browser I've ever encountered.  Moving around within a
> page and selecting a link are two tasks for which text console based
> browsers have not provided an even halfway decent interface.  It seems as
> though Web browsers provide a rare case of an application type that is
> specifically suited primarily for a mouse-driven interface.

I use mouse with elinks & vim in console without problems.


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