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Old 2020-12-09, 20:16   #21
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Originally Posted by Dr Sardonicus View Post
Back in the day, there was a text-based web browser called lynx. Back then, it was the transmission rate of a dialup modem, rather than the amount of RAM in the computer, that made lynx seem so much faster than any graphics-based browser. Besides -- even when my ISP was down, I could dial up my public library's online card catalog, go from there to a university library's card catalog, and there gain access to the lynx browser. I could then check on what was wrong at my ISP, and go to any web site whose address I could type in or navigate to. That sucker left graphics-based browsers in the dust.
I prefer links2 for its more advanced HTML rendering.
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