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lynx-dev "display partial" implementation in 'links'

From: Leonid Pauzner
Subject: lynx-dev "display partial" implementation in 'links'
Date: Thu, 2 Dec 1999 20:56:35 +0300 (MSK)

BTW, trying our competitor 'links' I was rather surprized:
it has no 'z'ap key to interrupt extremely slow link, if happen.
I was contacting the author (there is no documentation at the moment)
and, victoria, there is no need for such key in 'links'!
It starts a new thread for loading & parsing of new coming document
so keys are always active. At any moment (such as DNS lookup, making HTTP
connection, waiting for responce or partially loaded/displayed document)
you may press "<-" and return to the previous document,
so the thread will be finished in the background
[unless you "Kill all background connections" explicitely].

Well, this is a new program written on scratch by a single person, there
is absolutely no comments in the code... Unless bugs, the program runs
very fast due to a number of inline's and even #define'ing the whole
function as a new symbol. Every day a new [fixed] version upladed by the
author so it will be portable enough soon.

It has DOS-like menu interface activated via ESC key, few hot keys
utilized also. No "bookmarks"/"visited links" at the moment yet.
"History" list is available in -current version only.

The quality of HTML parsing is questionable but seems not bad.
Well, I found that table cells with href= are numbered this way
(starting from the top screen line, selecting via down-arrow key):

xxx1    xxx4    xxx7
xxx2    xxx5    etc.
xxx3    xxx6

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