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Re: [Lynx-dev] Some characters not being removed when new page loaded

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] Some characters not being removed when new page loaded
Date: Tue, 03 Apr 2012 16:34:35 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

On Tue, Apr 03, 2012 at 12:45:48PM +0100, Mark Skilbeck wrote:
> Hi, all.
> Sometimes (well, more often than not) some characters from the current page 
> are
> retained when a new page is loaded, that is, some content from the previous 
> page
> remains when loading a new page.

you might see that for example if the terminal did not understand the escape
sequences sent to it, or (equivalently) if the curses/whatever library didn't
send the right stuff.

Without a sample page and knowing which terminal emulator (and locale
settings), it's hard to say what's the actual cause.
> Has anybody encountered this before?
> +100.0% address@hidden ~ $ lynx --version
> Lynx Version 2.8.8dev.12 (22 Feb 2012)
> libwww-FM 2.14, SSL-MM 1.4.1, OpenSSL 1.0.0e, ncurses 5.9.20110404(wide)
> Built on linux-gnu Mar 11 2012 15:58:13

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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