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Re: lynx-dev [PATCH 2.8.4dev.16] END key fixed

From: pg
Subject: Re: lynx-dev [PATCH 2.8.4dev.16] END key fixed
Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2001 17:30:34 -0700 (MST)

In a recent note, Henry Nelson said:

> Date: Tue, 30 Jan 2001 09:21:11 +0900 (JST)
> >   b) Makes END key always show a full last page of the document.  In
> >      other words, even if the last line is already shown, it is moved to
> >      become the last line of the screen: so that as much as possible
> >      of the document is on the screen.
> Some of these patches are getting to be personal preferences.  As such,
> their integration into the general code base needs to be considered
> carefully, weighting the benefit the "feature" as opposed to the trouble
> and added code involved in ifdefing and/or configuring.  Especially, the
> behavior in "b)" is not intuitive to me at all, nor does it correspond with
> the behavior of any of the editors or viewers I use on a daily basis.
"less" shows such behavior.  And I feel it pretty generally harmless.
If you don't want it to do that, don't press the "END" key when
a fraction of the last page is displayed.

-- gil

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