[ESS] Feature Idea: open help in browser when viewing it in an emacs buffer

Lawrence Mitchell wence at gmx.li
Tue Nov 1 10:58:56 CET 2011

Vitalie Spinu wrote:


> Have anyone already given a thought of how to implement html help
> directly in emacs? And which text browser should it be based - w3,
> w3m, lynx, links, Elinks?

In modern emacsen that link to libxml, you could use shr.el
(which comes with Gnus).  It seems reasonably quick and doesn't
require forking an external process.

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