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Re: Re: [Lynx-dev] can Lynx be used today ? (fwd)

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: Re: [Lynx-dev] can Lynx be used today ? (fwd)
Date: Sun, 3 Oct 2004 16:43:10 -0400 (EDT)

On Sun, 3 Oct 2004, Petr Baudis wrote:

> Dear diary, on Mon, Sep 13, 2004 at 01:12:32AM CEST, I got a letter,
> where address@hidden told me, that...
> > it seems v unlikely that anyone now will take the trouble
> > to write the code to allow Lynx to handle JS etc, but one never knows ...
> FYI, that does not need to be all that painful as it looks. If you set
> out to handle just window.location,, forms item access and
> such tiny stuff, it will suffice for vast majority of JS sites and that
> shouldn't be too hard unless lynx's internals aren't really nasty ;-).
> The rest of the task is integrating some JS runtime engine - I'd
> recommend Mozilla's SpiderMonkey, which is quite easy to get along with

Mozilla's webpage points to

which doesn't appear to contain anything relevant.  (Not surprising -
Mozilla's webpages are not well maintained - but google doesn't seem
to show an alternate source of the code).

> in C programs and seems to be moderately usable compared to i.e. njs.
> You can also peek into latest ELinks code if you would like some
> kick-start, we already tried to do something.
> Kind regards,
> --
>                               Petr "Pasky" Baudis
> Stuff:
> For every complex problem there is an answer that is clear, simple,
> and wrong.  -- H. L. Mencken
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Thomas E. Dickey

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