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Re: lynx-dev "display partial" implementation in 'links'

From: Leonid Pauzner
Subject: Re: lynx-dev "display partial" implementation in 'links'
Date: Sat, 4 Dec 1999 18:34:59 +0300 (MSK)

4-Dec-99 15:12 Vlad Harchev wrote:
> On Fri, 3 Dec 1999, Klaus Weide wrote:

>> On Thu, 2 Dec 1999, Leonid Pauzner wrote:
>> > BTW, trying our competitor 'links' I was rather surprized:
>> > The quality of HTML parsing is questionable but seems not bad.
>> > Well, I found that table cells with href= are numbered this way
>> > (starting from the top screen line, selecting via down-arrow key):
>> >
>> > xxx1    xxx4    xxx7
>> > xxx2    xxx5    etc.
>> > xxx3    xxx6
>> I found that a real pain to navigate, except perhaps with a mouse.
>> If you are on xxx1 and want to get to xxx7, you have to step through
>> all the others first.
>> Even with a mouse, there doesn't seem to be a way to select xxx7 without
>> activing it.  For example, if I'm just interested in leaning where that
>> link goes before deciding whether to follow it.

>  Very original, but since text comes by lines then columns, it could be easy
> to hack links to order links as lynx does.

But if we got frames implementation some day the problem returns back
when "left" and "right" frames happen to be on your screen. This will be
a pain navigating without mouse anyway. What about links_are_numbered

>>    Klaus

>  Best regards,
>   -Vlad

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