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Re: html widgets and Libwww ...

From: Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <frystyk@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 27 May 1998 17:31:56 -0400
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To: Alonzo A Fretwell <zander@omar.Egr.UNLV.EDU>
Cc: www-lib@w3.org
At 04:09 5/26/98 -0700, Alonzo A Fretwell wrote:

>is there an html "Widget" in Libwww that i can instantiate inside of a
>OSF/Motif container such as a XmForm that will allow me to display and
>interact with html documents?
>i am implementing a help system and i need a way to do this.
>ideally i would make some kind of call to Libwww to create the htmlWidget
>like this...
>  html_help = CreateHTMLwidget_help(frame,he,anchor);

No, libwww only has a very rudimentary HTML parser used by the robot and
the line mode browser. For a full HTML widget, you can have a look at Amaya
[1], which uses libwww to handle network interactions.


[1] http://www.w3.org/Amaya/
Henrik Frystyk Nielsen,
World Wide Web Consortium
Received on Wednesday, 27 May 1998 17:31:40 UTC

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