Subject: Re: Browsers
To: MacBSD <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Riccardo Mottola <email@example.com>
Date: 02/24/2004 18:52:05
on 2/22/04 6:36 AM, Tim McNamara at firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> Are there any modern X-based browsers for mac68k 1.6.1? mMosaic will
> build, but mis-renders even simple html. Mosaic will not build without
> having to get around the "unacceptable" license, but would I suspect
> have the same problems with rendering html. None of the mozilla
> variants will build from pkgsrc and none are available as prebuilt
> binaries in the package system. galeon will not build as it requires
> mozilla be installed first (not the cleverest coding, that). dillo is
> DOA, crashing instantly after launching.
This is a good question here. DIllo should work. the new version 0.8.0 is
even almost usable :)
you can also use links (lynxs ehnacment) which does not only text browing,
but with links-g graphics too.
Unfortunately, I think the browser panroama is not pretty. New stuff is just
big and bloated, even on far faster computers.
It is amazing how difficult it seem sto have a decent web browser...