Date: Thu, 5 Nov 92 11:52:33 +0100 From: Tim Berners-Lee <firstname.lastname@example.org> Message-Id: <9211051052.AA02662@www3.cern.ch> To: Jim Davis <email@example.com> Subject: Re: improved printing of WWW files Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com > Date: Wed, 4 Nov 1992 16:48:34 -0500 > From: Jim Davis <firstname.lastname@example.org> > > If you can't quite manage to live without hardcopy, you may > wish sometimes to print WWW files. I have written a couple > of scripts to do this. They are particularly useful with > Pei Wei's excellent Viola WWW browser. > > A tar archive is available for anonymous FTP: > > dri.cornell.edu/pub/davis/print-www.tar Also now available as info.cern.ch/pub/www/src/print-www.tar > ... > The hardest part was writing the perl script to obtain documents > via http protocol - turns out you cant just run pipes through telnet. > Why not use "www -source" ? You say, in print-www, that: # It is intended to # be used from the Viola WWW browser but might he useful # elsewhere too Of course it's great from the line mode browser too, in which you can say source | print-www or just setenv WWW_PRINT_COMMAND "print-www '%s' | lpr" beforehand, and say PRINT in www. Thanks for a cleaning up the .sed file, and doing the thing properly.