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Re: lynx-dev lynx2.8.3dev.17

From: Vlad Harchev
Subject: Re: lynx-dev lynx2.8.3dev.17
Date: Thu, 16 Dec 1999 17:44:39 +0400 (SAMT)

On Wed, 15 Dec 1999, Kim DeVaughn wrote:

> On Wed, Dec 15, 1999, Vlad Harchev (address@hidden) said:
> |
> | > I also question even the need to have the "tree style" as a runtime 
> option.
> | > It seems sort of like a general preference to me, and not something that
> | > one's going to want to change half a dozen times in one lynx session.  How
> | > about lynx.cfg?
> |  As for this particular feature, I suggest adding another lynx.cfg option -
> | VISITED_LINKS_MODE, with values named after choices that appear in popup 
> that
> | appears on dev16 lynxes, plus one more, SELECT. So, if anything but SELECT 
> is
> | selected, that popup is hidden. The default value for it could be the one
> | that matches old behaviour (but I like new one). I could add that I like 
> that
> | popup is placed directly at V.L. page (but placing that popup at Options 
> page
> | TOO could be useful). Also this popup doesn't really take too much screen
> | space  - just 2 lines when inactive, and please remember that current link
> | will always denote current document and most probably will be at the bottom
> | of that page, so most of the time (if you visited a lot of docs) you won't
> | see that popup at all.
> Perhaps it's been "fixed" in -dev.17 (I'm running -dev.16 ATT), but ...
> When one changes the format setting of the V-page (while viewing the
> V-page), and hits the "Accept Changes" button, one counterintuitively
> gets a PREV_DOC action (from which one must hit V again, to get back
> to the V-page), rather than the expected format change of the V-page
> "in situ".  this should be fixed before it is released, IMHO.
> |   And I don't think that adding 'configure' option for this is a good choice
> | since I'm sure the default will be OFF :). And users could be too
> | lazy to recompile lynx in order to try that functionality. If Henry still
> | cares so much about extra kilobyte of the code that feature adds, we can
> | provide configure switch, but with ON as default (but this will lead to
> | unnecessary complication of code - new #ifdefs).
> The setting of the default V-page format does NOT seem to be saved in
> one's .lynxrc file.  This too, is something that should be fixed before
> this feature is "released".  Again, IMHO.

 I agree that the problem you described in previous paragraph should be
fixed and that V.L. page mode to be saved somewhere, most probably in .lynxrc.

> /kim

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