Moving w3m out of standard

Soren Hansen soren at
Mon Jun 23 14:23:07 UTC 2008

On Mon, Jun 23, 2008 at 09:17:47AM -0500, James Dinkel wrote:
>> See, you happen to need to access documentation that's stored in man
>> page format. Others are in a situation where the packages they use
>> store their documentation in html format. Without an html interpreter
>> they're screwed. In this context, groff and w3m are exactly the same,
>> so if we remove one, why not the other?
> I already admitted to pandering to myself.  And if groff is gone, then
> I wouldn't be heart-broken.  I would just include it in my standard
> server set up, or install the package who's man page I need to read on
> one of my handy-dandy test servers.

I'm completely missing why you are so determined to make the server
install less useful by default?

Soren Hansen               | 
Virtualisation specialist  | Ubuntu Server Team
Canonical Ltd.             |
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