Re: [dev] [surf] URI handling, with patch

From: anonymous <>
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2010 15:56:18 +0400

On Tue, Aug 17, 2010 at 06:52:40PM -0400, Ryan Mullen wrote:
> Second, dmenu's "suggested" integration with surf is a bit dodgy. If,
> for example, a user is viewing and they wish to
> navigate to, they would be required to strike
> shift+return in order to actually visit If the shift key
> is not used, the current page will simply refresh. The reason for the
> refresh is because dmenu matches the input text against the selected
> text, and if it is a substring of the selected text, it will just
> output the selected text when return has been struck, which means the
> page simply refreshes because the new URI is the same as the current
> one.

> As far as I know, the dmenu problem is a feature for one set of users
> and an issue for another set. I wouldn't know how to please everyone
> on this. Feedback appreciated.

Maybe just make return act like shift-return and remove shift-return?
So dmenu will act like shell with tab-completion.
Received on Wed Aug 18 2010 - 13:56:18 CEST

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