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Re: w3m-view-this-url-new-session in background

On 2019-09-12 09:32, Katsumi Yamaoka wrote:
> In [emacs-w3m:13543]
> On Thu, 12 Sep 2019 00:39:45 +0200, Michael Heerdegen wrote:
> > What I want to have is what S-RET (w3m-view-this-url-new-session) does
> > but in the background - a feature that is known from other web browsers.
> > That doesn't exist in w3m yet (at this level), correct?
> Currently G (w3m-goto-url-new-session) does it when
> `w3m-new-session-in-background' is set to non-nil (default nil).
> It picks a url of a link under the cursor as the default place to
> go to, so you can use G as a substitute for S-RET in most cases.

Also, When that variable IS nil, C-u G should open the page in
background (works for me).

> > If not, I would suggest to add it.  Or better use the currently unused
> > prefix arg of `w3m-view-this-url-new-session' to control the behavior.
> > I think ideally the default should be user configurable, and the prefix
> > arg would should the default behavior.
> I think so, too.  I'm going to work on it.  Thanks.

I think I've asked this question before: Why have both sets of functions
-goto- and -view- ? Doesn't each set perform the same operation? If so,
then it would be better to combine them or deprecate one.

Sorry, I'm still being overworked on something else, so I haven't the time to
dive into this in detail.

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