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Re: lynx-dev -nozap, poor man's scripting - patch and example

From: Philip Webb
Subject: Re: lynx-dev -nozap, poor man's scripting - patch and example
Date: Sun, 31 Oct 1999 22:22:51 +1900 (EST)

991031 Klaus Weide explained: 
> On Sun, 31 Oct 1999, Philip Webb wrote:
>> at present,  /  and  n  work
>> iff there is no interruption in the flow of data from out there;
>> otherwise, they get lost.  i would like Lynx at least to store
>> those symbols & others -- eg  3p  -- until display is complete.
> Yes, that's exactly what happens with  -nozap
> but it also happens to the useful paging keys

so how easy is it to implement the rest of this behaviour,
while retaining the useful paging support?

> you could use p.m.s. to program Lynx for one initial page
> (if it doesn't change pattern) to skip over the ads.
>  echo -n "  )" | lynx-ncurses -nozap=initially http://somewhere/somepath
> if you want to skip over two and a half screens on that first page.
> (assuming it doesn't get trapped in a form field).
thanx, that's clearer, but it will help only if you start Lynx
to goto a specific site, not with the many articles
i shall inspect in a few minutes in tomorrow's FT.
maybe poor men shouldn't be reading FT ... (grin)

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