[GRASSLIST:7313] Re: Wish GRASS-News was HTML in addition to PDF

Dan Jacobson jidanni at jidanni.org
Sat Jun 25 20:18:29 EDT 2005

Well, I'm back from my query into how to just read the text parts of
the newsletter for modem users who are used to e.g., getting .html
without images.

>>>>> "T" == Thomas Arendsen Hein <... intevation.de> writes:

T> * Dan Jacobson <jidanni at jidanni.org> [20050623 22:00]:
>> >> $ wget --spider -Y off -S http://freegis.org/cgi-bin/viewcvs.cgi/newsletter/GRASSNews_vol3/GRASSnews_vol3.tex 'http://freegis.org/cgi-bin/viewcvs.cgi/newsletter/GRASSNews_vol3/GRASSNews_vol3.tar.gz?tarball=1'
>> [Failed, server doesn't support HEAD]
>> I was trying to get some idea of how big they were before I download.
>> Perhaps you can tell me.

T> The first one is not the real file, but the changelog.

T> The tarball from the second link will be 6.5 MB.

So we see however one looks at it, it will be megabytes before one can
get his hands on any text.

More information about the grass-user mailing list