Somewhere along the chain table background
colours were lost, but still useful
(though mht files would be better).
Smith, Graham - Computing Technician wrote:
> What i normally do is use "print to file" from Netscape,
> then use ps2pdf on the resultant postscript. Makes a nice
> little archive of a page all in one neat self contained file
> which you can open in xpdf or acroread or whatever takes
> your fancy for viewing pdf documents.
>> The full Acrobat application (i dont mean just the reader app)
> can create a pdf of a webpage and recurse to a specified
> depth of a site and create a more complex pdf of many
> pages. I think thats only available for windows though so thats
> not much use. But a feature like that in Mozilla would be pretty
> Graham Smith,
> Network Administrator,
> Department of Computing,
> Institute of Technology,
> Tallaght, Dublin 24
> Phone: + 353 (01) 4042840
>> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nick Murtagh [mailto:murtaghn at tcd.ie]
> Sent: 15 May 2002 19:17
> To: ilug at linux.ie> Subject: [OT] Re: [ILUG] web file format
>>> On Wednesday 15 May 2002 17:47, Padraig Brady wrote:
>>>Why is there no common format
>>recognised by browsers for
>>saving/opening "web documents",
>>I.E. tar.gz of a folder containing
>>html file(s) and pictures etc.
>>> Funnily enough this idea had occurred to me too...
> The logical extension of this is to serve up a webpage
> so that the browser only has to request one file.
> Most browsers and web servers already use gzip compression
> so that wouldn't be hard to do. The downside is that
> cached images and so on would be downloaded again, but
> it should be possible to avoid this somehow, by having the
> server omit them from the archive.
>> Maybe better discussed on webdev?
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