Python/Perl Popularity (Re: A Mountain of Perl...)

Robert W. Cunningham rcunning at acm.org
Wed Apr 12 17:45:13 CEST 2000


Martijn Faassen wrote:

> tom__98 at my-deja.com wrote:
> >  -- How can I browse the Python documentation without firing
> >     up a web browser?
>
> A text mode web browser can be useful for this. I've found w3m on
> Linux to be very nice. I can just do:
>
> w3m file:///usr/doc/python-docs-1.5.2/html/lib/modindex.html
>
> And the documentation page is there instantly.

The text-mode browser named "links" (look for it on Freshmeat) is also
very fast, and supports (IMHO) a more complete HTML renderer.


-BobC





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