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i assumed that you were going to ralseee Impossible Shoota source code (because of a reply to someone or maybe a commentary ) ,anyway  i may had the wrong idea but are you going to ralseee it? I would like to know, I will also like to know if you plan to do some tutorials or if you would mind having a half time assistant. Im really would like to have some experience as by myself is really hard to even sit on the pc and do something by myself .reply when you can and thanks for your time.
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This is confusing. w3m.el is part of emacs-w3m.
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We have:
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*w3: a text-mode web browser completely written in elisp
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*w3m: a standalone text-mode browser much like lynx. Not related to Emacs.
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*emacs-w3m: an Emacs interface to the w3m browser. Includes w3m.el, not w3.el
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The way to distinguish the browsers is by the command: {{Command|w3}} for the elisp-only text browser, versus {{Command|w3m}} for the interface to the non-Emacs browser, with rudimentary inline image support but no JavaScript.
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The [http://www.gnu.org/software/w3/ w3 homepage] says "Development has been dormant for a couple of years, so expect bugs due to bit rot."
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w3m.el is in the emacs-w3m package, available from the [http://emacs-w3m.namazu.org/ emacs-w3m homepage]. This requires w3m to be installed. See the emacs-w3m page for details.
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{{Note}} [http://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/emacs-w3m Emacswiki:emacs-w3m] states "Using the Emacs interface to w3m is much faster than using w3, since the parsing and displaying is done by the external w3m process." And [http://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/w3 Emacswiki:w3] says "For most users who want to browse the web from within Emacs, emacs-w3m will be a better solution, not least because it is quite a bit faster, and as as of May 2010 probably offers a more bug-free browsing experience."
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{{Note}} At this time, getting w3m to run on Windows XP is difficult without Cygwin. The only binary I could find produced a termcap error.  
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Latest revision as of 20:56, 12 February 2013

This is confusing. w3m.el is part of emacs-w3m.

We have:

  • w3: a text-mode web browser completely written in elisp
  • w3m: a standalone text-mode browser much like lynx. Not related to Emacs.
  • emacs-w3m: an Emacs interface to the w3m browser. Includes w3m.el, not w3.el

The way to distinguish the browsers is by the command: M-x w3 for the elisp-only text browser, versus M-x w3m for the interface to the non-Emacs browser, with rudimentary inline image support but no JavaScript.

The w3 homepage says "Development has been dormant for a couple of years, so expect bugs due to bit rot."

w3m.el is in the emacs-w3m package, available from the emacs-w3m homepage. This requires w3m to be installed. See the emacs-w3m page for details.

Note Note: Emacswiki:emacs-w3m states "Using the Emacs interface to w3m is much faster than using w3, since the parsing and displaying is done by the external w3m process." And Emacswiki:w3 says "For most users who want to browse the web from within Emacs, emacs-w3m will be a better solution, not least because it is quite a bit faster, and as as of May 2010 probably offers a more bug-free browsing experience."

Note Note: At this time, getting w3m to run on Windows XP is difficult without Cygwin. The only binary I could find produced a termcap error.