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Re: LYNX-DEV Lynx 3.0

From: Tom Zerucha
Subject: Re: LYNX-DEV Lynx 3.0
Date: Wed, 26 Feb 1997 20:49:24 -0500 (EST)

On Tue, 25 Feb 1997, Jason Baker wrote:

> On Feb 25, Jim Spath (Webmaster Jim) wrote:
> > On Tue, 25 Feb 1997, Scott McGee (Personal) wrote:

> > 2.9 = Table viewing.
> Agreed!  The jump from 2.x to 3.0 is inherently a large one, and
> just about /demands/ table handling of the "expected" sort.  Otherwise
> we might as well just roll out 2.10, in my opinion.
> > The future (3.0):
> > 
> > A sideways-scrolling feature like the editor "elvis" has to view
> > those large tables like a spreadsheet.  You know, like VisiCalc
> > on the Apple ][ 15 years ago...

The two may go together.  Properly rendering wide tables will require
horizontal scrolling.  PC Quote's marketsmart markets at a glance is
140-150 characters wide rendered in text.

emacs w3 (GNUscape?) does render tables like this, but I haven't tried it
on a narrow screen.  (FYI, my SSL proxy works with w3).

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