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Re: [Lynx-dev] Viewing local directories

From: dan d.
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] Viewing local directories
Date: Tue, 10 Mar 2020 14:08:01 -0400 (EDT)
User-agent: Alpine 2.22 (OSX 394 2020-01-19)

I have since given it some thought as to when I used that feature years ago.

It occurs to me it must have been during dial up to a shell days in the late 
90's to mid 00's..

No doubt the shell owner had the list_format defined.

On Mon, 9 Mar 2020, Bela Lubkin wrote:

> Klaus-Peter Wegge <address@hidden> wrote:
> > UNIX only: Please use
> > LIST_FORMAT in lynx.cfg to configure the desired presentation format.
> > Useful for adjustment the length to the length of a braille display.
> > Examples are availabel in lynx.cfg
> Oh yeah, that does exist!
> As far as I can tell from the source, this feature is available on all
> targets except VMS.  In fact there's an #ifdef DOSPATH that forces it
> on, not even allowing it to be disabled on DOS builds.  Commentary
> suggests the default format is different on DOS, but capability should
> be there.
> Maybe dan d. previously ran Lynx on DOS or Windows and is used to its
> simpler default formatting.
> [ Thomas -- ancient (between 2.8.6dev.6 and dev.14) editing error in
>   file 'INSTALLATION':
>   --disable-largefile                   (prevent defining LONG_LIST)
>   --disable-long-list                   (prevent defining LONG_LIST)
> 'largefile' was copied from 'long-list' and then not re-described.  Seen
> in 2.8.9-rel1 (source I had handy) -- ignore if fixed since then... ]
> >Bela<
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