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

From: Zephaniah E. Loss-Cutler-Hull
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] lynx sigwinch (terminal resizing)
Date: Mon, 18 May 2015 04:58:52 -0500
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On 05/11/2015 05:14 PM, 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.

How about having it simply do what ctrl-L does?

It may not reflow, but it would still leave the screen in a (slightly)
better state.

Zephaniah E. Loss-Cutler-Hull.

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