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Re: lynx-dev bytes sec?

From: Philip Webb
Subject: Re: lynx-dev bytes sec?
Date: Tue, 24 Oct 2000 15:40:47 -0400

001024 Thomas Heye wrote:
TD> I don't recall seeing many comments before (since it is simple to change,
HN> I'm not loud enough, I guess. :)  NONE of the unessential "features"
HN> (=frivolous junk) should be compiled in by default, IMO.
HN> People who really want it should have to turn it on at compile time.
> But what IS 'unessential'? I think that's somehow a matter of taste.
> And (as far as I know) other browsers also indicate the download speed.
> If you turn that into a compile-time option,
> you'd also have to distribute different binary files
> there are many people who won't be willing to recompile the source code
> they just want to have a browser they can use and things they can adjust.

before the real issue gets lost -- even TD nods occasionally (smile) -- ,
we don't need to make `bytes/KB/none' a compile-time option,
only to add `none' to the existing options in  lynx.cfg .
TD says it's easy & he now has two voices raised in favor.

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