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Re: lynx-dev for FAST control-R, optional save-html-to-disk

From: Klaus Weide
Subject: Re: lynx-dev for FAST control-R, optional save-html-to-disk
Date: Fri, 10 Nov 2000 01:09:45 -0600 (CST)

On Mon, 6 Nov 2000, Fiber McGee wrote:

> The message below from David Combs
> <address@hidden> was forwarded
> by the list moderator.
> >As you all know, just because you succeed NOW
> >in connecting to a site and grabbing file
> >does NOT guarantee that you will be able
> >to do again in eg 60 seconds -- the site might
> >be busied-out by then.
> >
> >---
> >
> >We've talked before about keeping lots of sources
> >automatically on disk -- but it would satisfy me
> >JUST FINE if we saved only the most recent.
> >
> >That is, each time lynx reads-in an html-file,
> >it should also (if some option is turned "on")
> >write that file to disk.

It does (if it's http) if SOURCE_CACHE is set accordingly.

> >Then, when you do a ^R, lynx would ASK you if it
> >would be ok to avoid the net and simply reparse
> >that html sitting in that file.

Use ^R if you ^Really want to ^Reload.
Use something like \ \ (source and back) to effectively
get a soft reload, from cache copy if cached.


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