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Re: [Lynx-dev] emulating tabs in Lynx

From: Chuck Martin
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] emulating tabs in Lynx
Date: Sat, 05 Feb 2005 05:28:10 -0500
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On Fri, Feb 04, 2005 at 03:28:46AM -0500, address@hidden wrote:
> the current-recent thread about Lynx's uses raised the question of tabs.
> all the Linux GUI browsers offer tabs & Elinks makes a stab at them.
> it occurred to me that one way of emulating tabs in Lynx is to use 'V',
> ie running down a list of news stories -- my typical use of tabs -- ,
> following each interesting link in turn, then hitting 'V'
> & going to the stories individually in a natural order.
> however, the problem with using this method is
> that Lynx follows links sequentially,
> whereas Firefox etc do it simultaneously,
> so that if one of the links you want to grab is a bit slow,
> the others are not delayed nor is your general reading rhythm.

If you use screen in the way that I described in my previous response in
the other thread, they will be downloaded simultaneously by the separate
Lynx sessions in each screen window.  Do you still think Lynx needs this


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