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RE: [Lynx-dev] lynx and forms

From: ALanJay
Subject: RE: [Lynx-dev] lynx and forms
Date: Fri, 30 Dec 2005 18:37:17 -0000

Thanks for the explanation.  

It does seem odd considering the APC interface must be used by a lot of system
administrators and not using JavaScript would be no problem.

Oh well...

I know this is not the place to ask but are their any text based browsers that
work with JavaScript?

Thanks again.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stef Caunter [mailto:address@hidden
> Sent: Monday, December 26, 2005 9:31 PM
> To: Alan Jay
> Cc: Lynx Development; address@hidden
> Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] lynx and forms
> The APC interface uses an onClick javascript event to submit changes to
> control
> the power outlets - most annoying if you would like to stay in a shell, but
> there isn't anything to do except ask them to put in a real html form submit
> button.
> I am sure many of their (inadvertent) end users are unix admins in ISP
> colos who find they can't control the unit unless they go to a javascript
> browser.
> Completely unnecessary, as the interface is dead simple otherwise; it
> toggles
> the device state with option values. Allowing a real form submit would
> enable
> scriptable control for admins.
> __Stef
> On Sat, 24 Dec 2005, Alan Jay wrote:
> >
> > I am trying to control an APC power switch remotely using lynx
> unfortunately
> > the forms that the switch uses a forum with cancel and apply for some
> reason
> > the "apply" button is in accessible is this a known inconsistency?
> >

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