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Re: lynx-dev reverse search

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev reverse search
Date: Thu, 27 Jul 2000 06:00:14 -0400

On Thu, Jul 27, 2000 at 01:53:00AM -0600, Kim DeVaughn wrote:
> I've been meaning to ask ...
> ... aside from the obvious "because nobody's coded it" answer, is there
> any reason why there's no reverse search function?

yes (the underlying issue is that the search would have to traverse a
lot of structure, not simply plain text).
> Yes, I know that a forward search "wraps", but that is often a PITA to
> get where I want to go.
> Is anybody else interested in this, or is it just me?  If there's some
> interest, I'll look into adding it (sorry, no Javascript insights ATT :-) ).

I think a lot of people are interested, but few have time.

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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