w3m continues Edbrowse?

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at redhat.com
Mon Oct 29 03:58:49 UTC 2018

That is interesting.
Never thought about screen review playing a role for those who use that 
Speaking personally, I tried loading google in w3m, but found it tedious 
reaching the page sections I sought.
Perhaps the search feature lets you skip faster.  would have to play with 
it  more.
Speaking personally having links numbered  saves me time as, at a glance 
so to speak I can choose  where I am going swiftly.

On Sun, 28 Oct 2018, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:

> No, numbered links are not used in w3m as far as I know. W3m works 
> differently. It puts the page into a buffer similar to an editor, and you use 
> the arrows to navigate. You can tab to links and controls and press the enter 
> key to activate them. In this way, w3m is similar in some ways to graphical 
> browsers that are much easier to read and navigate. It has the added 
> advantage of being able to operate as a pager to read man pages in much the 
> same way. This may not work for users who have gotten used to text-based 
> applications needing to be read page by page using screen reader review, but 
> it tends to work a lot better for those of us who have gotten used to being 
> able to navigate using arrows and tabs in a consistent way. The only thing 
> that is missing from w3m is the ability to navigate by headers and other 
> specific elements and the ability to work with modern websites that employ 
> otherwise accessible Javascript and HTML5 standards. My personal website is 
> somewhat of an exception, because I had to code in a more difficult way so 
> that it could work at least a little with browsers such as w3m or lynx that 
> don't support HTML5 audio for example. I actually had to code fallback links 
> for them, which nearly doubles the size and complexity of my hand coded HTML.
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