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lynx-dev lynx.cfg bloat (was various fixes)

From: Philip Webb
Subject: lynx-dev lynx.cfg bloat (was various fixes)
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 1999 00:54:14 -0400 (EDT)

990817 Henry Nelson wrote: 
> PLEASE STOP adding all these lynx.cfg settings.
> Lynx.cfg is already so large
> NO newcomer in his right mind would bother to read it,
> much less try to understand or use it.
> some people on strict disk quotas wouldn't dare experiment with it.

hear, hear!  lynx.cfg  for 2-8-2dev.19 was  1929 lines ,
2-8-3dev.6 is  2278 lines , an increase of  18 % .
> all new settings to lynx.cfg should be strictly ONE setting per function.
> ALL the psrc stuff should be controlled by one setting, PSRCVIEW.
> Fine tuning could be done by additional parsing of arguments,

an excellent suggestion: retroactive too, if someone cares to fix things.
> There is no excuse other than laziness and sloppiness
> for junk like the HTMLSRC_* fiasco.

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