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Re: lynx-dev lynx2.8.1pre.9

From: dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev lynx2.8.1pre.9
Date: Sat, 10 Oct 1998 19:18:44 -0400 (EDT)

> >1998-10-10 (2.8.1pre.9) 
> >* add verbose_links variable to lynx.cfg and userdefs.h to control whether 
> >Lynx 
> >  should show "(LINK)" before links (request/patch by Moshe Zadka 
> >  <address@hidden>) - TD 
> Why aren't numbered links sufficient to identify links? 
> All this new feature does is add unnecessary verbage to solve 
> a problem that is already solved by numbered links. 
> Also, if you're going to identify "links" in this way, 
> why not also identify text entry fields and other form 
> input buttons?  Again, changing your keypad mode already does this. 
> I think this feature should be removed before someone starts using it... 
> Comments welcome from persons using braille or speech. 

no problem either way --

it was mentioned earlier this week without disagreement - I added it
to get comments from people who wait for a snapshot before examining it.

I'm more interested in getting feedback on Bela's change (I don't visit
sites often that exercise nsl-fork enough to see if it's working properly).

> --le 

Thomas E. Dickey

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