TWikIWeThey (was Re: [linux-elitists] DJB ruckus du jour)

Rick Moen
Thu Nov 21 00:59:18 PST 2002

Quoting Karsten M. Self (

> w3m uses the specified editor for any textarea.  Input fields are
> managed by providing an edit buffer at the bottom of the browser
> window.
> Examples:
>   -  hitting 'enter' on the search field moves
>     the cursor to the bottom of the screen, where one inputs the search
>     keyword(s).  You can optionally specify emacs-style line editing
>     (readline). 

I appreciate the pointers, even though I'm very rushed at the moment and
don't have time to play with this.  Yes, readline support duly noted,
although this seems of limited usefulness.

>   -  selecting the 'edit'
>     link (after you're registered) gives the page's text in an edit box.
>     Entering this, your chosen editor opens.

Trying this on Meatball Wiki does open some sort of (apparent) w3m
editing facility, but it certainly doesn't honour $EDITOR in any way.
Not within a country mile.

I'll have to revisit this matter when I have time.  Thanks again.

>> Meanwhile, I prefer to edit HTML locally using vim directly, with my own
>> SCM regime, etc.
> ...and if you want to share?

sgid on the directory.  ;->

Cheers,           find / -user your -name base -print | xargs chown us:us
Rick Moen

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