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Re: LYNX-DEV /foo/.. ?

From: Wayne Buttles
Subject: Re: LYNX-DEV /foo/.. ?
Date: Sat, 2 Nov 1996 16:05:25 -0500 (EST)

On Sat, 2 Nov 1996, Foteos Macrides wrote:

> >On Sat, 2 Nov 1996, Wayne Buttles wrote:
> >
> >> Can someone explain the /foo/.. hack for me in htftp.c, htfile.c and
> >> html.c?
> >
>       See the "Supported URLs" section of the online 'h'elp for
> more information about ftp and file URLs.  The /foo/.. is created
> only when using the ftp gateway in Lynx, and you should forget you
> ever saw it, i.e., not try to figure it out and use it in external
> documents. :) :) :)

I _am_ trying to figure it out to understand whether it is needed in a
variant of lynx for dos.  I would never use it in an external url.  I
grepped for /foo/ and saw where it was applied, but couldn't find where it
was later used.


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