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w3m, quo vadis?
- To: ports_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: w3m, quo vadis?
- From: Christian Weisgerber <naddy_(_at_)_mips_(_dot_)_inka_(_dot_)_de>
- Date: Sun, 4 Mar 2001 01:24:24 +0100
- Cc: dugsong_(_at_)_monkey_(_dot_)_org
Our current w3m port is at version 0.1.10, which is getting really
The official development by Akinori Ito seems to have fizzled out
at 0.1.11-pre. From the patches that have sprung forth, Katsuya
Okabe's seem to have become recognized as the semi-official new
branch, now at 0.1.11-pre-kokb23. It's what I've used locally for
Currently I'm looking at a multinationalized version by Hironori
Sakamoto, 0.1.11-pre-kokb23-m17n-0.12 in full. This version should
support a wide variety of document and display character sets
including conversion from one to the other. We'll see.
Anyway, we should consider upgrading our port.
(NetBSD is at 0.1.11-pre, FreeBSD at 0.1.11-pre-kokb23.)
Unfortunately almost all the development on w3m seems to be discussed
on the Japanese mailing list.
Anybody have any particular opinions where we should go with the
Christian "naddy" Weisgerber naddy_(_at_)_mips_(_dot_)_inka_(_dot_)_de