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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: Fri, 13 Jan 2012 19:09:58 -0500
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On Fri, Jan 13, 2012 at 10:41:24PM +0000, Mark Skilbeck wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 11, 2012 at 08:35:36PM -0500, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> > 
> > well... a "jumps" file is a definition-list, which doesn't have a
> > way to specify by itself any parameters.  Back to your original
> > suggestion, it's not clear how lynx is to choose the text that
> > is substituted in the "%s".  For instance (assuming that lynx is
> > going to inspect the url and see that it has a place to add a parameter)
> > is it going to
> >     a) prompt for input
> >     b) pick the data from the current anchor
> >     c) whatever
> >  
> Well, my initial thought was that and text following the first space in the 
> jump
> would be used as the query, but obviously this would break current
> configurations. I do like option a, prompting for input if a "%s" is found in
> the jump URL. What do you think? I think it would be a useful addition, as a 
> lot
> of what we do with the web is search.

yes, we do a lot of that
> I haven't written the patch yet - busy, busy, busy!

I'm always running the Red Queen's race ;-)

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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