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Re: lynx-dev Emacs + UTF-8 + Lynx

From: Sergei Pokrovsky
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Emacs + UTF-8 + Lynx
Date: 30 May 2000 20:13:49 +0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.0806 (Gnus v5.8.6) Emacs/20.6

>>>>> "Larry" == Larry W Virden <address@hidden> writes:

  Larry> From: Sergei Pokrovsky <address@hidden>

  >> Well, it is supported in xterm, but it becomes broken when I
  >> start lynx (in that same xterm).  I can select a region, press
  >> "Copy" and then "Paste" with my Sun keyboard when I am not in
  >> lynx (or when I start shell from within lynx via `!'); but while
  >> browsing a HTML page, I do not see the selected region until I
  >> press "Copy", and then the whole upper part is selected from the
  >> beginning to the mouse pointer.

  Larry> Sounds like an xterm bug then - it seems unlikely to me that
  Larry> lynx is 'turning off' the ability of the xterm to copy and
  Larry> paste.  It seems more likely that the bytes being written to
  Larry> the xterm screen are not ones that it is recognizing as valid
  Larry> copyable characters.

Reading that I see a possibility of misunderstanding of what I have
said.  Copying "becomes broken" within lynx only; after leaving lynx
it still works (at least for the ASCII fragments; copying a region
with multibyte characters is rather unstable both before and after


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