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Re: lynx-dev [PATCH] Forced exit capability for command scripts

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev [PATCH] Forced exit capability for command scripts
Date: Sat, 29 Jun 2002 11:10:32 -0400
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On Sat, Jun 29, 2002 at 05:44:06PM +0300, Ville Herva wrote:

> I don't think we're talking about the exactly same issue here. What I mean
> that if you type for example 'g', then "http://"; and then 'Q', the quit
> command is not executed (instead you see "http://Q"; on the goto URL field.). 
> So the idea behind 'exit' command is that it'll exit unconditionally no
> matter in which context it is encoutered.
> And that can come in handy if you have a script to for example fill a form,
> and the format of the form changed. The the script can get into unexpected
> state -- and explicit 'exit' statement will at least quit lynx when desired.

yes, that's a different issue.

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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