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Re: lynx-dev Lynx-2.8.1 is great

From: Louis-David Mitterrand
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Lynx-2.8.1 is great
Date: Wed, 28 Oct 1998 10:40:36 -0500

On Tue, Oct 27, 1998 at 04:49:15PM -0500, address@hidden wrote:
> > One question though: when I build --with-screen=slang (v1.2) hyperlinks 
> > are not bold blue unless I say "brightblue:white" in lynx.cfg and this 
> > is good AFAIC, whereas when I build --with-screen=ncurses (v4.2) 
> > hyperlinks are bold blue even if "COLOR:1:blue:white". Is this normal? 
> The short answer is that Lynx asks for BOLD with colors irregardless
> of which library it is linked with, but Slang ignores the request,
> because it only handles terminals where bold or blink cannot be
> combined with color.  (I just verified this with TERM=xterm-16color)
> (It's another issue - like the enable-underlines option - whether Lynx
> should combine BOLD with colors).

Shouldn't hyperlink boldness be configurable through the
"COLOR:1:xxxx:xxxx" directive? If I choose "brightblue" I get bold, if
I choose "blue" I get normal. 

Louis-David Mitterrand - address@hidden -

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