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Re: [Lynx-dev] A possible modification to Jumps

From: Keith Bowes
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] A possible modification to Jumps
Date: Wed, 11 Jan 2012 18:34:04 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

Je 2012-Jan-11 je 20:01, Mark Skilbeck skribis:
> Ola, fellow text-lovers.
> After using Lynx for the past couple of days, I've come to the conclusion that
> text-browsers are the only worthy browsers! Thank you for your work. With that
> said, there is an improvement (subjective opinion, o'course!) I would like to 
> see accepted into the code, and that is the ability to supply some content to
> Jump URLs. For example, if I have a Jump defined as:
>   <dd>dgg<dt><a href="";>DuckDuckGo search</a>,
> a call then to the "ddg" Jump with the extra text "lynx web browser", would be
> expanded as follows:
> with proper URL-encoding (Percent-encoding) applied.

Yeah, I've thought that myself, to make jumps work more like Mozilla's
bookmark keywords (which AFAIK, originated in IE 5).  I've always
figured that the developers don't want such code bloat; they've
addressed this in the issue, that a feature should only be available if
there's a consensus.

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