[fmII] Lynx 2.8.5 released (Default branch)

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Thu Feb 5 14:28:28 PST 2004

This email is to inform you about the release of version '2.8.5' of 'Lynx'
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The changes in this release are as follows:
The focus of this release is improved locale support, e.g. using
ncurses' wide-character configuration. There are also numerous
performance enhancements. Other notable areas of improvement include
file uploading, SSL, bzip2, and scripting. 

Project description:
Lynx is a fully-featured WWW client for users running
cursor-addressable, character-cell display devices (e.g., vt100
terminals, vt100 emulators running on PCs or Macs, or any other
character-cell display). It will display HTML documents containing
links to files on the local system, as well as files on remote
systems running HTTP, gopher, FTP, WAIS, NNTP, finger, or cso/ph/qi
servers, and services accessible via logins to telnet, tn3270, or
rlogin accounts. 

Trove categories:
[Environment         ] Console (Text Based), Console (Text Based) ::
[Intended Audience   ] End Users/Desktop
[License             ] Freely Distributable, OSI Approved :: GNU General
Public License (GPL)
[Programming Language] C
[Topic               ] Internet :: WWW/HTTP :: Browsers 

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