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Kalle Olavi Niemitalo 9f75e1f094 Link to gitweb at repo.or.cz, rather than pasky.or.cz.
The history converted from CVS is not in repo.or.cz though, so keep
referring to pasky.or.cz for that.  (We don't seem to use
"gitweb.elinks.cz", which is a DNS alias for pasky.or.cz.)

<paakku> Do you think we should maybe point people to gitweb at
    repo.or.cz rather than pasky.or.cz?
<pasky> absolutely
<pasky> actually I thought we already are pointing people at
    repo.or.cz
<pasky> at least there was some movement to do that already, I believe
    :)
2007-06-21 10:29:06 +03:00
config Improve CPPFLAGS usage 2006-11-22 20:16:18 +01:00
contrib Link to gitweb at repo.or.cz, rather than pasky.or.cz. 2007-06-21 10:29:06 +03:00
doc Check for gzclearerr in configure. Document needing zlib >= 1.2.0.2. 2007-06-11 10:15:43 +03:00
po Polish translation was updated. 2007-06-07 12:39:05 +02:00
src Link to gitweb at repo.or.cz, rather than pasky.or.cz. 2007-06-21 10:29:06 +03:00
test test, CGI: added a simple form to test CGI. 2007-06-17 19:42:54 +03:00
Unicode Make unicode_7b[] static const. 2007-02-03 23:25:16 +02:00
.gitignore Autogenerate .vimrc files and put the master in config/vimrc 2006-01-15 18:38:58 +01:00
.mailmap Add .mailmap file to help git-shortlog 2007-04-15 22:08:11 +02:00
ABOUT-NLS Initial commit of the HEAD branch of the ELinks CVS repository, as of 2005-09-15 15:58:31 +02:00
AUTHORS AUTHORS: add Simon Josefsson 2007-04-21 13:32:27 +03:00
autogen.sh We loves us some autoheader 2005-09-27 23:23:38 +02:00
BUGS Drop .or from elinks.or.cz. 2005-12-29 04:35:02 +00:00
ChangeLog Link to gitweb at repo.or.cz, rather than pasky.or.cz. 2007-06-21 10:29:06 +03:00
configure.in Check for gzclearerr in configure. Document needing zlib >= 1.2.0.2. 2007-06-11 10:15:43 +03:00
COPYING Clarify the GPL upgrades policy a bit, and propose an addition 2005-09-17 03:33:36 +02:00
features.conf Bug 822: Make --enable-utf-8 the default. 2007-05-20 18:07:35 +03:00
INSTALL Remove some suspiciously looking empty lines 2006-01-19 02:23:01 +01:00
Makefile Regenerate Makefile.config automatically if config.status has changed. 2005-12-06 14:59:06 +01:00
Makefile.config.in Fix 'make test' dependency when building test utility programs 2007-05-26 13:46:12 +02:00
Makefile.lib Simplify TESTDEPS maintainance by adding common objects in Makefile.lib 2007-05-26 14:04:29 +02:00
NEWS Link to gitweb at repo.or.cz, rather than pasky.or.cz. 2007-06-21 10:29:06 +03:00
README Drop .or from elinks.or.cz. 2005-12-29 04:35:02 +00:00
SITES Removed outdated entries. 2007-01-28 18:28:02 +02:00
THANKS THANKS: Remove link to HSTI webpage as the domain is for sale. 2006-11-08 20:53:01 +02:00
TODO TODO: minor rephrasing and cleanups 2007-05-28 12:04:43 +02:00

ELinks - an advanced web browser
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

ELinks is an advanced and well-established feature-rich text mode web
(HTTP/FTP/..) browser. ELinks can render both frames and tables, is highly
customizable and can be extended via scripts. It is very portable and runs
on a variety of platforms.

The ELinks official website is available at

	http://elinks.cz/

Please see the SITES file for mirrors or other recommended sites.  If you
want to install ELinks on your computer, see the INSTALL file for further
instructions.

A good start point is documentation files available in doc/, especially the
file named index.txt.

If you want to request features or report bugs, see community information at
http://elinks.cz/community.html and feedback information available at
http://elinks.cz/feedback.html.

If you want to write some patches, please first read the doc/hacking.txt
document.

If you want to add a new language or update the translation for an existing
one, please read po/README document.

If you want to write some documentation, well, you're welcome! ;)



Historical notes
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Initially, ELinks was a development version of Links (Lynx-like text WWW
browser), with more liberal features policy and development style.  Its purpose
was to provide an alternative to Links, and to test and tune various new
features, but still provide good rock-solid releases inside stable branches.

Why not contribute to Links instead?  Well, first I made a bunch of patches for
the original Links, but Mikulas wasn't around to integrate them, so I started
releasing my fork. When he came back, a significant number of them got refused
because Mikulas did not like them, as he just wouldn't have any use for them
himself.  He wants to keep Links with a relatively closed feature set and merge
only new features which he himself needs.  It has advantages that the tree is
very narrow and the code is small and contains very little bloat.

ELinks, on the contrary, aims to provide a full-featured web browser, superior
to both lynx and w3m and with the power (but not slowness and memory usage) of
Mozilla, Konqueror and similar browsers. However, to prevent drastic bloating
of the code, the development is driven in the course of modularization and
separation of add-on modules (like cookies, bookmarks, ssl, scripting etc).

For more details about ELinks history, please see

	http://elinks.cz/history.html

If you are more interested in the history and various Links clones and versions,
you can examine the website at

	http://links.sf.net/




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