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Re: lynx-dev frame and table rendering (was: "display partial"

From: T.E.Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev frame and table rendering (was: "display partial"
Date: Sun, 5 Dec 1999 07:26:06 -0500 (EST)

> On Sat, 4 Dec 1999 address@hidden wrote: 
> > In message <address@hidden>,  
> >            Vlad Harchev writes: 
> > >  As for possible layout of links inside frames in the future 'lynx', IMO 
> > > we 
> >  
> > My idea was to have a seperate curses panel for each frame.  Keeps the 
> > displaying simple and requires only (relatively) minor modifications 
> > to the existing display code.  Rendering them as a table, like w3m does 
> > would probably be fine though. 
>    Yes, seems panels could be easily used too (and it's more preferable to 
> the 
> use of tables for rendering frames IMO since per-frame scrolling would be 
> unavailable). 

of course, using panels will restrict portability (no VMS - it's basically
BSD curses, no slang - it has no higher-level windowing support).

aside from that, I assume it would work - but we'd have to ifdef it properly.

>  Best regards, 
>   -Vlad 

Thomas E. Dickey

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