Lynx is a text-based browser that's been around for ever. I don't know if it
could be easily ported to the AS/400 (PASE?) but it would be a starting
point. However I'm not sure I see the benefit to something like that, the
web is almost useless from a 5250 screen.


Walden H Leverich III
Tech Software
(516)627-3800 x11

-----Original Message-----
From: Brad Jensen []
Sent: Thursday, January 10, 2002 11:56
Subject: Re: 5250 e-mail reader

Chris Bipes wrote:
> Has any on written or found a mail reader for  good old 5250 tubs?  We
> use a lot of them for various reasons and would like to offer e-mail
> to all our users without the expense of a PC for 300 5250 users.

This is one of the things I have been thinking about for my 5250 PC
Termserver. The other thing I thought about (don't luagh....) is a text
based web browser.

> One should never put any thing more intelligent on the desktop than
> that which is sitting behind the keyboard.  Jan Megannon.

So we should all have pet rocks on our desktops? (That was a little
self-deprecating humor.)

Brad Jensen
Electronic Storage Corporation Tulsa OK USA

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