open an html string in a browser?

Mike Meyer mwm at
Sun Jan 19 16:58:59 CET 2003

"Steve Holden" <sholden at> writes:
> "Lance" <lbrannma at> wrote in message
> news:v2j7tdai7bk9a9 at
> It would be nice if browsers would be prepared to read their standard input,
> so you could pipe the content into it, but offhand I can't think of one that
> does.

Some operating systems provide a name for standard input in the file
system name space. /dev/fd/0 and /dev/stdin are the two I've seen. If
the OP is on such an OS, that would solve the problem.

Mike Meyer <mwm at>
Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information.

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