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Re: lynx-dev ^g is a menace

From: Philip Webb
Subject: Re: lynx-dev ^g is a menace
Date: Sun, 27 Feb 2000 18:13:56 -0500

000227 Klaus Weide wrote:
> On Wed, 23 Feb 2000, Philip Webb wrote:
>> is there any way to disable  ^g  as an unprompted exit from Lynx?
>> the editor i use employs  ^g  for `goto line # '
>> & when editing a file for e-mailing via the print screen
>> it is all-so-easy suddenly to find one's Lynx session in the garbage.
>> i'm using dev.14 compiled with (ordinary) curses on IRIX 5.3 .
>> it happens exactly the same way if i start Lynx outside Screen;
>> i also tested defining  ^g  =  do_nothing  in  lynx.cfg  without success.
> Check the output of "stty -a" from a shell prompt:
> does it mention ^G as a character with special meaning?

no, it doesn't: output in/outside Screen is the same:

speed 38400 baud; line = 1; 
intr = ^C; quit = ^\; erase = ^H; kill = ^U; eof = ^D; eol = ^@;
 old-swtch = ^Z; susp = ^Z
lnext = ^V; werase = ^W; rprnt = ^R; flush = ^O; stop = ^S; start = ^Q;
 dsusp = ^@
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