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Re: lynx-dev Spawning additional browsers

From: mattack
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Spawning additional browsers
Date: Sat, 18 Dec 1999 15:54:32 -0800 (PST)

On Fri, 17 Dec 1999, T.E.Dickey wrote:
>> Is it possible to spawn multiple browsers from a single 
>> lynx instance (each running on a separate virtual console, 
>> say) which would share code and (presumable) reduce memory 
>> usage?  (I'm thinking a la Netscape's "New Browser" 
>> functionality.) 

But the links browser (
does something like this.  Well, when you run multiple copies, they talk
to each other through sockets.  So I guess you're not getting the
memory savings.  I still don't quite understand what benefit this has,
but some people on the links mailing list have said it is really cool.

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