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Re: lynx-dev PATCH for ENABLE_RC

From: RobertM
Subject: Re: lynx-dev PATCH for ENABLE_RC
Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2003 10:18:27 +0100 (BST)

It is alleged that Henry Nelson once typed:
> One more problem I have is the 130+KB size of the default lynx.cfg.  I'm
> not aware of another program that has anywhere near that size of a
> configuration file.  Is everyone on this list so dedicated to Lynx that
> they actually hand edit that monstrosity every time they re-install Lynx?

Errm I do. Especially for the public access lynx account. Mind you these
days I keep it under CVS control and tend to just make sure all the
important settings are there.

> I have to confess that I haven't even looked at it in years.  For non-
> interactive uses, I even define lynx.cfg to /dev/null.  I tip my hat to
> any new user who has waded through it.  What I'm saying is that if even
> a small portion of that could be pawned off completely to .lynxrc it
> would help.

I'd second that.

  "Ask not what I can do for the stupid, 
         but what the stupid can do for me" - Graeme Garden

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