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Re: lynx-dev "sticky" things

From: Leonid Pauzner
Subject: Re: lynx-dev "sticky" things
Date: Sun, 17 Oct 1999 15:14:41 +0400 (MSD)

17-Oct-99 03:55 Klaus Weide wrote:
> I find a Y/N question less annoying than a statusline-with-wait, one
> can answer it immediately instead of waiting 1 or 2 seconds.  (Assuming
> messsage pauses aren't completely turned off - I don't set them off.)

>> I still think it's possible to argue well that ignoring left arrow at the
>> beginning of an input field makes the most sense for beginning users.

> Well, I think the explicit prompt makes the most sense to beginning users,
> and should be obvious even if they come from the windows world.  But
> we are both speculating...

I am 100% agree with Klaus here,
IMO the only suitable behaviour here to issue Y/N prompt in more situations
than now (just few lines of code in mainloop/PREV_DOC, make it configurable)
like we have with `resubmit POST' all the years.

> Anyway, it seems Vlad is going to do the Y/N prompt thing (just making
> configuarable when that occurs vs. automatic PREV_DOC).  I am happy
> with that (except for the name).  If you want a different variant
> bad enough, try to convince him...

>    Klaus

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