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Re: lynx-dev reverse search

From: pg
Subject: Re: lynx-dev reverse search
Date: Fri, 28 Jul 2000 11:21:25 -0600 (MDT)

In a recent note, Vlad Harchev said:

> Date: Fri, 28 Jul 2000 21:58:18 +0500 (SAMST)
> On Fri, 28 Jul 2000, Thomas E. Dickey wrote:
> > On Fri, 28 Jul 2000, David Combs wrote:
> > > It can be 500 pages long!
> > doesn't lynx store a pointer to the top of the current screen-page?
> > (not the html page).
>  How can this help?
Clearly some upward traversal is possible with the 'b' and '^P'
commands.  I suspect he's suggesting a technique of:

    search current screen from top to current position
    if not found then search each preceding page from top to bottom.

-- gil

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