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Re: lynx-dev Do we need [Y] AND [N] strings? Could they be [Y/N]?

From: dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Do we need [Y] AND [N] strings? Could they be [Y/N]?
Date: Fri, 20 Nov 1998 05:41:50 -0500 (EST)

> There are a few messages that, while they do have a reason for 
> being separate, could function just as well if joined.  The 
> ones that come to mind are pairs like: 
>       Really exit from Lynx? [Y] 
>       Really exit from Lynx? [N] 
> Would there be a significant problem if in both situations 
>       Really exit from Lynx? [Y/N] 
> were used? 

on top of that we need a utility function (on my list) to prompt for
> There are a few instances like the following: 
>        (WAIS Index) 
>       WAIS Index: 
>        WAIS Index.\n 
> I haven't looked at the code yet, but I suspect the same string 
> could be used in all three situations.  Or perhaps only the 
> "WAIS Index" could be within the gettext() call. 

that is what I would do - and make the string a #define in LYMessages_en.h
> I'd like a little feedback before I start preparing patches.  Am 
> I overlooking something? 
> __Henry 

Thomas E. Dickey

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