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RE: table quirk, and ascii output suggestion

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Greg Ferguson [mailto:gferg@hoop.timonium.sgi.com]
> Sent: Friday, July 07, 2000 7:52 PM
> To: Grant Taylor; ldp-docbook@lists.linuxdoc.org;
> ldp-docbook@lists.debian.org
> Subject: Re: table quirk, and ascii output suggestion
> On Jul 7, 10:44am, Greg Ferguson wrote:
> > Subject: Re: table quirk, and ascii output suggestion
> > ...
> > > I've placed a one-page sample of what I'm seeing in my table (from
> > > simplelist and member) at http://www.picante.com/phtsam.ps
> > >
> > > Also, there was a little thread about how we're using 
> lynx for ascii
> > > output from docbook.  Please use w3m instead; it does a 
> much better
> > > job than lynx, especially if I ever get this table to 
> work right! ;)
> >
> > We can do that. w3m.org...I'll give it a shot.
> Tonight I compiled and installed both w3m and html2text as part
> of our production environment. I ran each of them (as well as
> lynx) againt the HOWTO-INDEX to produce ASCII output from
> the same HTML file.
> The results can be viewed at - http://metalab.unc.edu/gferg/txt/
>     HOWTO-INDEX_html2tex.txt
>     HOWTO-INDEX_lynx.txt
>     HOWTO-INDEX_w3m.txt
> Personally, I still like the lynx output best, although w3m
> does better with line spacing. Note that the HOWTO-INDEX does
> not contain any tables.

Well, I like most of what Lynx does best, except for the URL numbering
bull$&!^.  If we could get URLs printed in-line, where they belong, then
lynx would be a good solution.  Guess I'll have to see if I can fix that

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