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Re: lynx-dev \ as many times as I want

From: T.E.Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev \ as many times as I want
Date: Mon, 4 May 1998 16:31:28 -0400 (EDT)

> I don't know exactly how simple it is in code level either, but it seemed 
> the only reason it hasn't been implemented is because certain key 
> developers loathe any close resemblance to a 'broken' GUI browser or GUI 
> environmental ideas, even for sensible features on every other browser in 
> the world but Lynx.  To my knowledge, my suggestions for changing history 
> list behaviours and the need for NEXT_DOC command were 2 of the GUI ideas 
> that have never seemed to be taken seriously, even though I had provided 
> reasons without referring to any graphical browsers.  If Netscape and IE 
> had never had these 2 features, they might have been implemented into Lynx 
> long before reaching 2.8. 
I think I'm a neutral party here - am not really interested in debate - but
if you want changes that I'm not working on, it's best to provide the
implementation (a working patch that doesn't break anything that people are

Thomas E. Dickey

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