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Re: lynx-dev lynx2.8.2dev.25d-cpp.patch.gz

From: Vlad Harchev
Subject: Re: lynx-dev lynx2.8.2dev.25d-cpp.patch.gz
Date: Mon, 3 May 1999 14:15:03 +0500 (SAMST)

On Sat, 8 May 1999, Henry Nelson wrote:

> > >> requires some maintainance effort - it relies on a handcrafted version of
> > >> lynx.cfg
> > 
> > It is reasonable to include generated *.html files into the 2.8.2
> > distribution (like we have with gettext' lynx.pot) and leave portability
> I have never understood, and certainly do not think it "reasonable" to
> include lynx.pot in the distribution since the source code for tools to
> generate the file are included in the distribution.  Since the entire
> intl/ subdirectory is an independent package, why it remains is beyond me.
> Now that Tom has Sun's implementation working, there is even less reason
> to keep it around.
> -r--r--r--   1 nelsonhe   312313 Nov 11 04:47 fr.po
> -rw-r--r--   1 nelsonhe   101230 Apr 23 23:56 lynx.pot
> I could happily live without the above 400KB, and not loose a speck of
> functionality.  No, I do not want more static files than absolutely need
> be in that already overbearing distribution.  Why in the world do I want
> an htmlized (=bloated) copy of userdefs.h?  The first step after breaking
> out the distribution I take is patch userdefs.h to my site defaults.
> (lynx.cfg is even worse; just copy my 6KB file right over it.)
 Please read messages more carefully. It's not a htmlized copy of userdefs.h. 
See for sample html was generated by scripts of this patch
(these htmls reflect all changes in userdefs.h if you are ask).
 Making lynx lean <-> not including probably useful functionality. Please
don't prevent lynx to evolve.

> `quota` no longer exists?  Anyone out there old enough to know what an
> Edsel is?  A lynx is a fast _LEAN_ cat.
> __Henry 

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