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Re: [Lynx-dev] support javascript in lynx

From: Halász Sándor
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] support javascript in lynx
Date: Mon, 29 Nov 2010 10:35:34 -0500

>>>> 2010/11/29 06:43 -0500, Thomas Dickey >>>>
On Mon, 29 Nov 2010, Giuseppe Di Ciaula wrote:

>     It's possible for lynx support javascript pages?

not really.  lynx is organized much differently inside than would work
with javascript.  The best that could be done would be to bolt on some
ad hoc support to handle a few cases. 
Well, DHTML and the DOM was not JavaScript s original use, but form-entry 
checking. Surely that would not be so greatly affected by the organization. But 
writing a parser-compiler-interpreter is no small undertaking, especially 
correctly working the types RegExp (much borrowing from Perl would help) and 

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