[links-list] Re: Resuing Microsoft code

Mikulas Patocka mikulas at artax.karlin.mff.cuni.cz
Sun Apr 7 10:17:23 PDT 2002


On Sun, 7 Apr 2002, Petr Baudis wrote:

> Dear diary, on Sun, Apr 07, 2002 at 05:38:03PM CEST, I got a letter,
> where Mikulas Patocka <mikulas at artax.karlin.mff.cuni.cz> told me, that...
> > > > > Peter Wang:
> > > >
> > > > > So links should be able to speak to X (and other window systems)
> > > > > directly?  That's not such a bad idea.  Some "obscure" key combos
> > > > > would actually work :-)  And the process of writing it would separate
> > > > > the parser from the renderer too (if it's not already).
> > > >
> > > > please!  seperate parser from renderer, that'll be good for the project,
> > > > but leave elinks in "text mode".  please!
> > >
> > > Why? For the long run, it'd be nice to have some framebuffer frontend or
> > > even X frontend.. if it will be all possible to be kept out optionally
> > > ;).
> >
> > Heh. It's almost done (written by other people here at university).
> >
> > It will be released in about two months when it will be better tested and
> > less buggy, here I send you screenshot of what can you expect :)
>
> Ohh.. :) And even javascript! :)
>
> Hell, that looks promising! :) Looking forward for that.. It'd be nice
> to have some development preview sooner, though, so I can count with it
> when making progress in ELinks (esp. when modularizing the architecture
> of it and HTML parser rewrite).

Good advice: don't rewrite the parser until you merge this :)

Mikulas

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