Moving w3m out of standard

Miano, Steven M. Steven.Miano at
Mon Jun 16 18:16:59 UTC 2008

>> I think an interactive web browser is completely unnecessary on a
>> server.  You should do your browsing from a workstation, and then use
>> wget or sftp to transfer any files you need to the server.
> There are cases where the documentation that is packaged with typical
> server applications only comes as HTML (e.g. Wordpress). You won't get
> far with 'less' here, I always installed lynx for these cases.

I would have to whole heartedly agree on less is more when it comes to servers. The vast majority of server applications will not require an interactive web browser. If one really needed an interactive web browser they would surely already have a net connection and be able to use aptitude to add additional packages as they wish.

Just my .02,


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