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Re: lynx-dev Question about jumps

From: Philip Webb
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Question about jumps
Date: Fri, 19 Nov 1999 09:18:05 -0500 (EST)

991119 Klaus Weide wrote: 
> On Fri, 19 Nov 1999, Frederic L. W. Meunier wrote:
>> I'm like the jumps file, but is it loaded when you start Lynx
>> or when you invoke "j" it search for the URL?
>> if I add an URL to the jumps file in a session I'm unable to use it.
>> jumps should work like bookmarks.
> The file gets read in first time you try to use a shortcut
> and the info stays in memory.
> there doesn't seem to be a mechanism to cause it to be reloaded.
> From a look at the code, it seems that the shortcut info stays around
> even after a LYNXCFG://reload - I haven't tried it.
> the HTML view of the file does act like a bookmark -
> it can get reloaded etc, but Lynx has a different view of the jump file
> which isn't kept in synch with the HTML view.
> So no, there currently is no way to reload the file the way you mean it.
i ran into this difficulty too when i started using jumps.
how difficult would it be to have Lynx reread the file
whenever the user enters  ?  at the prompt?
that would be a simple practical solution.

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