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Re: lynx-dev Tables (once again) and virtual lynx pages

From: David Woolley
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Tables (once again) and virtual lynx pages
Date: Thu, 11 May 2000 08:15:20 +0100 (BST)

> In other words, it really isn't a great leap of intuition to have
> lynx text pages that are several screens wide, and scrolling
> consists of something like CTRL-left and CTRL-right, with printing

CTRL-left and right might work on a local PC compatible keyboard.
They are meaningless for most real terminals.

The real reason that horizontal scrolling has been rejected is that
it is painful when used with real terminal over dialup lines, because it
takes a significant amount of time to paint the scrolled version of the
screen.  I'd also expect it to cause problems with people using screen

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