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Re: [Lynx-dev] small request about moving of tagged files

From: Jasper
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] small request about moving of tagged files
Date: Sat, 22 Aug 2009 16:32:24 +0200

Double, I forgot to CC to List.

Op za, 22-08-2009 te 09:29 -0400, schreef Thomas Dickey:
> On Sat, 22 Aug 2009, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> > On Sat, 22 Aug 2009, Jasper wrote:
> >
> >> Hello,
> >> 
> >> I use lynx a lot as a local file manager, both on my own machine as on a
> >> remote server maintaining a website. A nice feature is tagging some
> >> files, then navigating to another directory, and then hitting the m key
> >> for moving the tagged files. This works if you move them to a
> >> subdirectory of the current one by typing it's name or to the directory
> >> one level lower by specifying "..". But it does not work if you say "."
> >> 
> >> Could this be made to work, it seems logical that it is possible and I
> >> would use it a lot !
> >
> > It might - I'll look closer, but I think the short answer is that the 
> > reason 
> > it doesn't work is that the data needed is not in the current page.
> > If that's the case, it would be not that simple to change...
> afterthought: it would be relatively simple to add a new command that
> would make Lynx prompt for the pathname to move the files to - but that
> would require typing (or cut/paste).

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