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"What _every browser_ ..."

How about text-only browsers?

How about homemade "browsers" that are powered by netcat?

As one informal poll appeared to show, many users questioned on the streets of an American city did not even know what a "browser" was.

Most times I only want to retrieve files (download) via some daemon running on some remote computer and then view them on my computer. That includes text, hypertext, or binary. Pretty much the same as in 1993.

I rarely use a graphical browser to do this. It is not needed.

Instead, today, unlike 1993, I am using a graphical "browser" to _play video_ after I download it (no internet connection). But playing a video file is not "browsing". Something is not right.

Seems like the www took a wrong turn.

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