From: Chuck Hallenbeck <email@example.com>
To: Karl Dahlke <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: [edbrowse-dev] spurious empty buffers from textareas
Date: Wed, 9 Jan 2019 07:42:56 -0500 (EST) [thread overview]
Message-ID: <alpine.LNX.email@example.com> (raw)
I vote yes. It's a small price to pay for long-term stability, IMO.
My preference for the new command would be ib, but I would be okay with
On Wed, 9 Jan 2019, Karl Dahlke wrote:
> These have annoyed me for quite a while, and come to find they annoy others as well.
> As per our chat discussions, I made a change, but it's a UI change so should be described here.
> (Not everyone is on chat.)
> A fill out form with a textarea use to allocate a buffer for that area at browse time, looking like <buffer 7>
> It now waits to see if you're actually going to use it, since 90% of the time you don't.
> It begins life as <buffer ?>
> An itext (for input text) command allocates a buffer and changes it to <buffer 7>
> Then you can write text in buffer 7 and submit the form like before.
> It's one more step for something that is rarely done,
> but it prevents a ton of empty buffers from accumulating.
> I have no strong feelings about the actual command name.
> itext (input text)
> ibuf (input buffer)
> iw (input write)
> ita (input textarea)
> Long as it starts with i I'm ok.
> If you change line 760 in decorate.c the old behavior returns.
> I'm not documenting any of this until a majority thinks it's a good idea.
> My vote is yes but others may disagree.
> Karl Dahlke
Here In Northeast Ohio, The Moon is Waxing Crescent (10% of Full)
Sent from Nick's missing iPhone.
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2019-01-09 12:18 Karl Dahlke
2019-01-09 12:42 ` Chuck Hallenbeck [this message]
2019-01-09 17:53 ` Tyler Spivey
2019-01-10 0:15 ` Dominique Martinet
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