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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 UTC

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