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Re: [Lynx-dev] [PATCH] rm "Excellent!!!" annoyance

From: Axel Beckert
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] [PATCH] rm "Excellent!!!" annoyance
Date: Wed, 12 Jul 2017 19:01:50 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On Wed, Jul 12, 2017 at 03:30:06PM +0200, Martijn Dekker wrote:
> When I accidentally press Q and then type N to cancel the quit, lynx
> goes "Excellent!!!",

Yes! I love that!

I'm always reminded of "Wayne's World! Party Time! Excellent!" by it.

> blocking the interface for one full second. I could
> already have done two or three other things in that second as I'm pretty
> quick on the keyboard, so this has been a slight annoyance, more so
> because it looks amateurish (with Three! Exclamation! Points!) and is
> superfluous. As of last year I've been privately patching my builds with
> the attached which removes that message and returns straight to the
> interface when cancelling a quit.

Meh, that's one of the funny parts in Lynx. Like the Nethack mode in
GNU Screen. (Which has been removed in its master branch, too. Meh.)

Since I'd really would like to keep this nice feature, but other
people are really so annoyed by it, I suggest to make it (run-time)

Or just make it non-blocking.

                Kind regards, Axel
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