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Re: lynx-dev LYNX: need option to save V (html) page, every so often. (
Re: lynx-dev LYNX: need option to save V (html) page, every so often. (shellAcct times out!)
Fri, 21 Mar 2003 01:56:36 -0500
On Mon, Feb 24, 2003 at 01:28:57PM +0100, clemens fischer wrote:
> David Combs <address@hidden>:
> > Something like that would be WONDERFUL for lynx --
> > and what lynx would save would be just TWO
> > files:
> > (1) The "history stack", written out as a .html
> > file (ie, as via doing a "\"-cmd),
> > (2) The "V-page.html", via the "V" cmd, giving
> > that neato indented-sidewise-tree showing
> > EVERYWHERE you've been since starting up
> > this version of lynx, and as-via-"\", saved
> > as .html.
> it could be cheap and useful to just record every URL visited,
> appended to a file one per line, no forms or uploads. i'm not sure
> if elinks has this feature now, but it has had a scripting-language
> called lua for a long time, and elinks didn't even have to be changed
> in any way to get this feature, just a few lines of lua.
> > What to NAME these files?
> as it contains URLs, not HTML, it doesn't need the .html suffix.
Now, for my much-delayed follow-up.
The problem is not so much the timing-out,
but these days more likely the line dropping
(panix is switching telecom providers).
Also, a mere list of urls visited is nothing
like the wonderful V-page, with the tree-of-visits
First, have you actually used the V-cmd, especially
to \-it into html, where you can then save it as
a html-file, and from then on can use that file
to resume that environment of prior-calls, hist-stacks,
The tree also gives you good documentation as to
how you got to the various urls you visited.
Give it try; see how you like doing that (restoring
yourself to some prior environment).
Of course, if I'm the only one who ever gets a
dropped connection, then the auto-saving of a
v-page's html wouldn't be so useful to the
lynx community as a whole.
Thanks for all the suggestions, though.
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