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

From: Leonid Pauzner
Subject: Re: lynx-dev lynx2.8.2dev.25d-cpp.patch.gz
Date: Sat, 8 May 1999 17:35:10 +0400 (MSD)

>      * From: Philip Webb <address@hidden>

> Vlad Harchev wrote from somewhere beyond the International Date Line:
>> On Fri, 7 May 1999, Philip Webb wrote:
>>> eg  tells me the default is  ALERTSECS:3 ,
>>> but doesn't say what (your) setting is.
>>> if i wanted to use it everyday, i'ld like to know how i had set it.
>> It's impossible to do this in persistent html
>> or body.html must be generated on each invokation of lynx.
>> But my patch also modifies LYReadCFG.c, the screen user gets
>> after selecting 'O'ptions->"check your lynx.cfg here".

> so why not have  body.html  (re)generated at that point?
> presumably, users aren't going to do this very often.

>> My patch turns setting names into hyperlinks;
>> activating each hyperlink gives description of this setting
>> ( url for setting named "X" is "$(helpdir)/lynxcfg/body.html#X"),
>> so it's possible to see what settings are read from  lynx.cfg

> your document above doesn't show what settings are read from  lynx.cfg ,
> only what the default is: or will it be different when a user uses it?
> ie will it show  ALERTSECS:3  (default which comes with Lynx)
> or  ALERTSECS:1  (what i set it to when i edited my own  lynx.cfg )?
> it's the latter which would be really useful for users to have:
> the former is little more than academic once Lynx is being used.

The default here is value that will be used when you comment out the item
(non-trivial information, IMO).

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