I don’t get. Why would you want to do this? I understand to run standard os tools, but why? Just curl the page and use tools.

Also i wonder if there’s any kind of vulnerability that can be exploited somehow.

Maybe i’m not understanding though?

Can anyone explain it to me please?

It does sound interesting though.

Haha! Why not? Back to the Unix philosophy that everything is a file. :)

I can see some practical use for this in terms of resource manipulation. The page gets into being able to download videos (YouTube right now it seems) or live editing a page. You could use an extension for that (like Greasemonkey) but this probably lets you use your normal tools (awk, cat, etc.)

For downloading, youtube-dl is probably better right now, but who knows where this will go. It’s kind of a fun idea if nothing else.

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