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Re: [Bug-wget] Scrolling File Name

From: Darshit Shah
Subject: Re: [Bug-wget] Scrolling File Name
Date: Wed, 5 Nov 2014 10:36:37 +0530

On 05-Nov-2014 8:30 am, "David McMackins" <address@hidden> wrote:
> I noticed in the new version of wget that there is a scrolling preview
> name of the file being downloaded.
> This is interesting, but it leaves off the last letter before resetting
> to the beginning.
Yes I noticed it too, but no one else complained and I was too lazy to fix
what seemed like a very minor thing. Now that you've mentioned it, I should
probably go back and fix that limit.

> This doesn't affect performance; it's just a little irritating if I'm
> actually watching it. Also, a slight pause at the beginning and end of
> this loop wouldn't go amiss aesthetically.
A slight pause is a good idea. I'll look into it.

Aesthetically speaking, I also mean to add a limit wherein the filename
only scrolls if there's atleast 5 columns of scrolling required. I recently
witnessed an edge case that required a scroll of only 2 columns and it was
> Happy Hacking,
> David E. McMackins II
> Associate, Free Software Foundation (#12889)
> www.mcmackins.org www.delwink.com
> www.gnu.org www.fsf.org

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