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Re: lynx-dev partial display revisited + more toggle patch

From: T.E.Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev partial display revisited + more toggle patch
Date: Fri, 8 May 1998 05:09:25 -0400 (EDT)

> 980507 Thomas Dickey wrote: 
> > 980507 Bela Lubkin sent in a double-edged patch, 
> >> whose second edge cleans up command-line toggles using  +  and  - . 
> > thanks (will add to the configure script as well). 
> before you rush off in different directions, 
> there was a very intelligent discussion today under "patches for cleanup", 
> in which AG made the point -- which i agree with -- 
> that non-Anglophone users are far more likely to recognise `on/off' 
> than the words to the left of the  =  in command-line switches. 
> can we please have a proper vote on this?  my vote is for `on/off'. 
Bela's followup patch does "on" and "off" (I think in addition to "+" and "-").

I'm about 1/4 through the patches that I have in my backlog, will work on those
(except for my regular schedule for ncurses) for a couple of days & put up
a new version for public consumption.  Probably Sunday unless something goes

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Thomas E. Dickey

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