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Re: lynx-dev another largish patch

From: Philip Webb
Subject: Re: lynx-dev another largish patch
Date: Thu, 28 Oct 1999 14:19:20 -0400 (EDT)

991028 Kim DeVaughn wrote: 
> On Tue, Oct 26, 1999, Klaus Weide (address@hidden) said:
> | * Protect INSERTFILE and EDITTEXTAREA from generating memory access
> |   violations if the inserted file has lines that are too long for
> |   the buffer used.  An alert message is issued and the long lines
> |   are truncated.
> While lynx is normally "quiet" (something I strongly agree with),
> in this case, since data can be lost, might not this be a good place
> to make an exception to that (quiet) behavior, and "beep" the user?
> Also, issuing the alert message twice might be desirable,
> to be sure and give the user enough time to read it.
no & no (smile)!  let one ant in the house & the whole nest follows.
let's keep Lynx as silent as a trolley bus:
people can set ALERT_SECS to be as long as they wish.

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