W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-lib@w3.org > April to June 1996

Re: Dots displayed by LineMode

From: Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <frystyk@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 01 May 1996 15:41:50 -0400
Message-Id: <9605011941.AA03705@www18.w3.org>
To: Paul Law <plaw@futon.sfsu.edu>
Cc: www-lib@w3.org, paul-law@ix.netcom.com
Paul Law writes:

> I've compiled libwww 4.0D and LineMode 4.0D on Windows NT 3.51 using
> Visual C++ 4.1. When I run LineMode in single-threaded mode using
> -single option, everything seems to work fine. If I omit the -single
> option, it will output a series of dots "." everytime after I tell it
> to follow a link and before the resultant document is displayed. It
> gets kind of annoying after a while.
> 
> Is this the correct behavior? Did I do something wrong? Where in
> the code can I change it?

So you don't like my dots ;-? You can change it in the timeout handler that's 
registered using the HTEvent_registerTimeout() function in the HTBrowse.c 
module in the Line Mode browser. The idea is of course to have some kind of 
movement while the Library is waiting for the network.


-- 

Henrik Frystyk Nielsen, <frystyk@w3.org>
World-Wide Web Consortium, MIT/LCS NE43-356
545 Technology Square, Cambridge MA 02139, USA
Received on Wednesday, 1 May 1996 15:42:06 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Monday, 23 April 2007 18:18:26 GMT