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Gollum, the Wikipedia Browser

Gollum, the Wikipedia Browser
Gollumwhat? Gollum is the name of my newest crime of invention. By reducing the complexity of information, I have created a fast and eyefriendly browser through the free encyclopedia "Wikipedia". Originally this invention was built up for my daughter but now I have expanded it to the world for free as an open source project under GPL. Example for the handing over of variablesThis page is automatically called up by the handing over of variables. The following example demonstrates the call of variables and how to call Gollum directly.

http://gollum.easycp.de/en/

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