Solving code selection problem in hgweb

Jordi Gutiérrez Hermoso jordigh at
Wed May 29 11:22:32 CDT 2013

On 29 May 2013 12:20, Александр Плавин <me at> wrote:
> Another way of solving it can be having two columns - one just with line
> numbers, and another with actual lines. However, this approach has more
> problems, I suppose: inability to "stream" the page line by line (and on
> slow connections), and possible cross-browser issues with the columns having
> different height when the font size differs. So, the first variant seems
> preferable to me :)

The problem is surprisingly hard if you also try to get some sane
default for long lines. I believe I have already showed you this:

- Jordi G. H.

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