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Re: lynx-dev [PATCH 2.8.3.dev6] patch that will prevent returning

From: Vlad Harchev
Subject: Re: lynx-dev [PATCH 2.8.3.dev6] patch that will prevent returning
Date: Fri, 13 Aug 1999 07:27:06 +0500 (SAMST)

On Sun, 15 Aug 1999, Philip Webb wrote:

> 990814 Vlad Harchev wrote: 
> > 990814 Philip Webb wrote:
> >>> This patch will prevent annoying behaviour
> >>> when pressing extra Key-Left in textfield activates the previous document.
> >> i don't want this change, let alone need it:
> >> when using Lynx to read newspapers, not infrequently i encounter
> >> a form field saying eg `enter your name here to win our blah-blah':
> >> it's at the top of the screen, so the hilite is there,
> >> & all i want to do is exit the document
> >> & go back to the index of news stories: Left-Arrow does just that.
> >> so AT A MINIMUM, make your device changeable in  lynx.cfg ,
> >> preferably with the existing behaviour as default.
> > OK, old behaviour is considered usable too.
> > Can you help invent names for  lynx.cfg  setting?
> > Will TEXTAREA_STOP_AT_LEFT_EDGE be ok as lynx.cfg setting?
> i'ld make the default  LEFT_ARROW_MAY_EXIT_TEXTAREA:TRUE .

 Seems exiting textfield is not so harmful, but leaving the current document -
so seems the name of the setting should note that.

> >> i haven't seen any need to update my version since 2-8-2dev.19 ,
> > if you read a lot of papers (texts with majority of human words
> > and nonwrappable not URLs), IMO you'll enjoy justifiying lynx
> > Complete support for justification is in 2.8.3dev6.
> it's a stimulant ...

 Best regards,

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