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Re: [Lynx-dev] Goto URL whose name is provided by a program ?

From: Sébastien Hinderer
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] Goto URL whose name is provided by a program ?
Date: Sat, 12 Jul 2008 21:20:02 +0200

> You could do something like that as an external-viewer, but that would  
> involve running another copy of lynx as a subprocess (not good for  
> navigation, since you'd have to exit the subprocess to return to the  
> process containing the history up to that point).

And the subprocess would not inherit the cokies, would it ?

> The only thing analogous to reading a script is the provision for running
> an external editor in textarea's (which would-be-nice-if the same feature
> worked in any string-prompt).
> Perhaps what you're looking for is some hybrid of those two areas  
> (requiring new code to support it).

Assuming a patch implementing the back-quote expansion in the goto URL
prompt, or something similar, would such a pach be accepted ?
Of course, one may imagine that this behaviour is disabled by default
and can be enalbled through a configuration option.


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