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Re: lynx-dev lynx2-8-1/Linux patch for new VTs

From: Webmaster Jim
Subject: Re: lynx-dev lynx2-8-1/Linux patch for new VTs
Date: Sun, 28 Mar 1999 09:06:41 -0500

On Sun, Mar 28, 1999 at 11:39:25PM +1200, Anthony James Garnock-Jones wrote:
> Hi. I've been missing a feature that both Netscape and IE have - the
> capability to open a new browser window to explore sublinks in. As I
> run Lynx mostly on console on a Linux box, I decided to play with
> implementing a "open new browser window" feature using the Linux
> VT_??? ioctl()s.

I would be strongly *against* adding "features" that are OS-dependent.
One of the strong points about Lynx is that it runs in so many
environments. How will Win32, VMS, and other UNIX Lynx users benefit
from this?

Marvin the Paranoid Android says:
You'll have a really miserable time.

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