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Re: lynx-dev lynx.cfg entry order

From: Vlad Harchev
Subject: Re: lynx-dev lynx.cfg entry order
Date: Tue, 23 May 2000 14:30:13 +0500 (SAMST)

On Mon, 22 May 2000, pAb-032871 wrote:

> Just wondered: is it neccesary to preserve the order of configuration
> items in lynx.cfg?  Does Lynx look for these settings in a particular
> order as it starts up?
> I'm still busy tweaking MacLynx so beginners can learn to use
> it a little more easily [with *some* native intelligence required,
> of course], and reorganizing the entries by type seemed helpful.
> For example; moving SET_COOKIES up next to NO_FROM_HEADER,
> NO_REFERRER_HEADER, and NO_FILE_REFERRER, because they all deal
> with server/client header exchanges, and moving the INLINE details
> near BOLD_HEADERS and BOLD_H1 [display variables].
> Etc.
> Seems to work fine here, with no delays that I can see, but I
> have no way to try it on other machine/system configurations.

  The order of options in lynx.cfg is non-signtificant for majority of them
(of course, if you have two options of the same name in lynx.cfg, the last one
will win).
  As for learning it by beginners, have you seen htmlized documentation on
settings in lynx.cfg (it has TOCs by alphabet and by category)? You can view
the old version online at 

>                     Patrick
>           <mailto:address@hidden>

 Best regards,

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