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Re: lynx-dev Tweaking LYNX

From: David Woolley
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Tweaking LYNX
Date: Sun, 21 May 2000 11:39:05 +0100 (BST)

> One advantage is that you have a great deal of control over the
> content of these pages, and can modify the HTML instead of tweaking
> Lynx itself.

But changing Lynx is better here!

> work out okay.  This actually makes the authoring of these pages
> simpler because you don't have to bother with <BR> and <P> tags:

It also encourages bad habits in the use of HTML more common of sites
that work badly with Lynx.

> 1) - Lynx does a poor job of soft-wrapping text in PRE, "brea

It has verly little choice in the matter.  It shouldn't wrap at all,
but given that it has to, to fit on the screen without side scrolling,
it cannot do word breaks as that would ruin ASCII art, and pre-formatted
tables, even more than wrapping does.

> 2) - Lynx renders ALL line-breaks inside a PRE block, even the

It's required to by the definition of PRE.

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