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EndChan/InfinityNow Terminal Client Morphosis 06/03/2018 (Sun) 21:18:45 [Preview] No. 12749
How hard would it be to create a terminal client for endchan/InfinityNow? I know that the OverChan android app can view this site; does that work by scraping or is there an API?

It would be much more comfy to browse here from the terminal than through the browser. You could have proper keyboard navigation between posts, and you wouldn't need a mouse at all. The biggest issue that comes to mind would be solving the captcha for making posts.

Anonymous 06/04/2018 (Mon) 16:21:59 [Preview] No.12751 del
Why would you browse an imageboard on the terminal?

Morphosis 06/04/2018 (Mon) 17:33:41 [Preview] No.12752 del
It's a better browsing experience. You don't need to bloat the program with "web features" that are never going to be used. Me browsing only this page uses 400MB of RAM due to the fact that I have to open Firefox. You also get dedicated controls (as mentioned above).

As for the actual viewing of images, most terminals have support for rendering images (ranger, for example, has thumbnail support for images), and if they don't it's not too hard to make a script to open sxiv or something to view them.

Anonymous 06/04/2018 (Mon) 18:07:00 [Preview] No.12753 del

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Anonymous 06/05/2018 (Tue) 03:37:03 [Preview] No.12757 del
>How hard would it be to create a terminal client for endchan/InfinityNow?
That depends on you, namefag.

Anonymous 06/20/2018 (Wed) 20:37:06 [Preview] No.12803 del

Anonymous 06/21/2018 (Thu) 23:43:07 [Preview] No.12805 del
I coded a little emacs extension parsing the json of a thread to a very readable org file (to save threads). So making a client wouldn't be that hard. But I'll not share it.

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