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Re: [Lynx-dev] A possible modification to Jumps

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] A possible modification to Jumps
Date: Wed, 11 Jan 2012 15:23:21 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

On Wed, Jan 11, 2012 at 08:02:58PM +0000, Mark Skilbeck wrote:
> Ola, fellow text-lovers.
> After using Lynx for the past couple of days, I've come to the conclusion that
> text-browsers are the only worthy browsers! Thank you for your work. With that
> said, there is an improvement (subjective opinion, o'course!) I would like to 
> see accepted into the code, and that is the ability to supply some content to
> Jump URLs. For example, if I have a Jump defined as:
>   <dd>dgg<dt><a href="";>DuckDuckGo search</a>,
> a call then to the "ddg" Jump with the extra text "lynx web browser", would be
> expanded as follows:
> with proper URL-encoding (Percent-encoding) applied.

sort of like a special-purpose form
> I'm working on a patch to send you guys, but I'd like to hear some feedback 
> and
> ideas on how this might be implemented.
> Mark.
> P.S. In the whole of your codebase there's no urlencode function?!

I think this is the closest to what you're referring to:


Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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