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Re: [Lynx-dev] lynx sigwinch (terminal resizing)

From: sylvain . bertrand
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] lynx sigwinch (terminal resizing)
Date: Tue, 12 May 2015 01:31:19 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.23 (2014-03-12)

On Mon, May 11, 2015 at 06:14:28PM -0400, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> On Mon, May 11, 2015 at 01:33:29PM +0000, address@hidden wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I use mlterm and lynx does not perform automatic resizing (mutt does).
> > 
> > 2.8.9dev.6, ncurses 5.9.20150502(wide)
> > 
> > By design, not supported, compitation option?
> Actually the first.  Back when I suggested automatically handling
> SIGWINCH, the other developers objected to it (mostly a matter of
> preference, as I recall).
> There are technical issues:  if you repaint a screen, it clobbers form
> contents (because the page reloads), and if not cached it forces Lynx to
> reread the page from the remote site.
> I seem to recall those being mentioned, as well.  But at the time, my
> impression was that there was also some reluctance to do this automatically.

Ok! By design for good reasons :)

Thx for the insight!


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