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Re: Adding the "links" text mode web browser to the base system

Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 31, 2009 at 01:19:52PM +0200, Alan Barrett wrote:
> >
> > The NetBSD base system includes HTML versions of man pages, and
> > several other HTML files.  However, it does not include an application
> > capable of displaying such files.
> I objected to the stealth addition of these files to the base system and
> I object to the non-stealth addition of the 1MB executable that they are
> now being used to justify.

I almost agree with you, except that I think every server should have a
client.  We have finger/fingerd, ftp/ftpd, ssh/sshd.  httpd has been in
base for years, yet we have no http client.  

I also think sysinst for one could be better implemented as a bunch of CGI


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