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Re: lynx-dev bytes sec?

From: Thomas E. Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev bytes sec?
Date: Mon, 23 Oct 2000 08:46:01 -0400 (EDT)

On Mon, 23 Oct 2000, Philip Webb wrote:

> 001023 Thomas Dickey wrote:
> > On Mon, Oct 23, 2000 at 04:59:45AM -0400, Philip Webb wrote:
> >> should we not add a 3rd option to  SHOW_KB_RATE ,
> >> ie  KB/sec , bytes/sec  or  `do not show a rate' ?
> >> the TRUE/FALSE choice would have to be replaced by eg  KB/BYTES/NONE .
> >> is it difficult to do?  TD ?  DK ?
> > It's not difficult to add (no one asked for that before iirc -
> > since it's an experimental feature, it's not automatically
> > in the configuration, so only the people who wanted it got it).
> IIRC the original `bytes/sec' feature goes back to the Age of Giants,

it's not that old (LP and I worked on it).

> while `KB/sec' was a later variation by someone like VH:
> i've never seen the point of either & would probably suppress them, if able;
> certainly, allowing suppression would help blind users
> avoid having to indulge in gymnastics with their screen-readers.

I don't recall seeing many comments before (since it is simple to change,
it's not a big issue, except of course for existing installations).

T.E.Dickey <address@hidden>

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