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RE: interrupting current transfer

From: Dave J Woolley <DJW@bts.co.uk>
Date: Mon, 6 Sep 1999 19:12:26 +0100
Message-ID: <81E4A2BC03CED111845100104B62AFB53F3C8F@stagecoach.bts.co.uk>
To: www-amaya@w3.org
> From:	jose.kahan@imag.fr [SMTP:jose.kahan@imag.fr]
> 
> Amaya has a Stop button feature. However, when trying to resolve a
> name (e.g., for converting www.w3.org to an IP address), we have
> to make a blocking system call. There's no way to get back the hand
> until that system call returns. I think that this is what happened to you.
> This is a known problem, not related to Amaya, and also exists under Unix.
> 
	The Lynx browser runs the name server lookup in a sub-
	process, although I think this can be disabled.
Received on Monday, 6 September 1999 14:14:26 UTC

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