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Re: w3m -> standard, lynx -> optional

Bernhard R. Link <blink@informatik.uni-freiburg.de> wrote:
> * Eduard Bloch <edi@gmx.de> [040129 12:26]:
>>  - you MUST see the links because of the crappy key control model
>>    Having TAB to jump between links is a MUST nowadays. Using Cursor
>>    keys to jump and select is the worst idea that original lynx authors
>>    ever head

> In my eyes the lack of an easy navigation is the show-stopper for w3m.

What are you missing?

Do you really think lynx' default keymap is good?

In a context like this:
|          ____________________ Search
| [ info documents | man pages | other documents ]

(four links, cursor is on [man pages]), mapping "cursor right" to
execute/select instead of "move right to [other documents]" is as
nonintuitive as it can get, especially as "cursor right" and "cursor
left" are used as regular movement keys in the input field.

Yes I know I can change the keymap myself, but if I had to come up
with an intuitive (but slow) navigation for a webbrowser I would come
up with something very similar to w3m's keymap: A cursor you move
around with the cursor keys and when you position it on a link you can
select it with <Enter> (and <Space>). Back is difficult to find a
natural key for, perhaps <Backspace>.
              cu andreas
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