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Re: lynx-dev JavaScript again (was no subject)

From: Klaus Weide
Subject: Re: lynx-dev JavaScript again (was no subject)
Date: Thu, 21 Oct 1999 10:00:22 -0500 (CDT)

On Wed, 20 Oct 1999 address@hidden wrote:

> However, this is not pleasant.  The number of workarounds I've had to
> implement to work around Lynx's internal structures (the way forms are
> implemented internally baffles me, for example) and the broken Javascript
> out there (javascript: urls are supposed to return the resultant location -
> this is handled fine.  Unfortunately 90% of the Javascript out there doesn't
> work like this, but works by setting document.location.  This is somewhat
> handled, but only on a javascript: link.)
> There are a whole host of problems.  A partial list:
> Lynx has no internal document structure

That alone seems to make javascript (as usually used) pretty much
pointless for lynx as it is.


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