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Removed the experimental font size adjuster patch (it slipped in by mistake)
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2 Dillo
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5 This is a beta release of the next generation of the Dillo web
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6 browser. The code underwent a major rewrite: significant parts of
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7 the codebase were ported to C++, and the rendering engine now
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8 uses the FLTK2 library instead of GTK1.
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10 Our users will surely enjoy this new release as it will give them
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11 the same things they're accustomed plus tabbed browsing,
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12 antialiasing, different character sets, accepting compressed
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13 pages, control over image loading, smaller footprint, fewer
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14 dependencies, better table rendering, bugfixes, improved GUI, ...
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15 In brief, a better dillo.
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18 Here's a list of some well known problems:
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20 * no FRAMES rendering
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21 * no https (there's a barebones prototype).
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23 FLTK2
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24 -----
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26 The FLTK2 library is statically linked into Dillo2.
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27 You can get it from fltk.org.
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28 The recommended version is >= r6525. e.g. in:
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30 http://fltk.org/software.php?VERSION=2.0.x-r6525
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34 Dpi programs
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37 These are installed by "make install". If you don't have root
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38 access, copy "dillo" and "dpid" to some directory in your path
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39 and install the dpis by running "./install-dpi-local" from the
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40 top directory (they will be installed under ~/.dillo).
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43 ----
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44 *BSD
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47 Dillo compiles on *BSD systems; please report on this anyway,
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48 and note that you'll need GNU make.
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50 If your dillo crashes or locks at times, just use:
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61 Dillo may compile and run OK on Solaris but (please report):
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63 * use gmake (a symbolic link make -> gmake works OK)
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65 Solaris is very inconsistent so you may need to add/remove:
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