[links-list] Re: C-r does not refetch images?
j.kremers at let.kun.nl
Wed May 29 04:35:56 PDT 2002
On Wed, May 29, 2002 at 08:34:53AM +0200, Petr Baudis wrote:
[image not reloaded with C-r]
> Yes, this is a bit annoying side of the fact, that (E)Links has very aggressive
> caching policy, that means caching everything what is possible, which I
> consider as likable behaviour otherwise
yes, i think it's good behaviour too.
> Just to help with that behaviour on some pages which don't consider it so
> likable, I introduced action for following link AND reloading the target
> simultanously; I guess I can do the same for images. It will appear in the
> 0.4pre though and it will take some time yet.
well, it's good to know you're aware of the problem and are thinking of a solution.
> This behaviour can be worked around, though. The trick is to choose Display
> when ELinks asks you what to do with the image, then press ^R, go back and
> choose open.
mmm... i guess i'd have to reconfigure some things for this. right now
i have elinks open images without asking. i think i will stick with
the empty-cache option for now. or simply read the cartoon at work,
where i have a computer that i do boot every day. (only once a day,
though, unlike some of my windows-using co-workers... ;-)
> > is this a feature (i.e. C-r does not refetch images that do not seem
> > to have changed) or should it be considered a bug? if it is a feature,
> > can it be disabled? if it is a bug, has it been fixed in other
> > versions of (e)links?
> Well, C-r just refetches current document, nothing else. From the perspective
> of ELinks, linked images are separate objects which have nothing in common with
> the document. This will change with the graphics support, however that's again
> going to take some time yet, and this concept will be only in graphic mode then
which is probably not how i'll run elinks. at least, not most of the
thanks for your reply.
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