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Re: LYNX-DEV did something happen to <img alt="xxx"> ??

From: Klaus Weide
Subject: Re: LYNX-DEV did something happen to <img alt="xxx"> ??
Date: Sat, 4 Oct 1997 12:55:50 -0500 (CDT)

On Sat, 4 Oct 1997, Nelson Henry Eric wrote:

> > > So, can you tell be how I should set lynx.cfg and .lynxrc to get the
> > > new Lynx to read the 8-bit charsets (SJIS or  EUC)?
> > 
> > I guess there is a bug, and no setting in lynx.cfg and .lynxrc will help.
> I'm the only bug!  "Transparent" seems to have solved the "problem"
> (post on the way).  Chartrans is a master piece!  I was trying to run
> Lynx with no setting at all in lynx.cfg concerning character sets.

Nope.  There was a bug.

> > This is a prime example why it is useless sending your examples
> > naively through mail.  Both alt strings, _as they arrived here_, have
> > exactly the same byte-by-byte content.
> I'll try to remember doing something like uuencoding or putting the
> example up on my http server (on Neptune).  One with SJIS versus
> ISO-2202-JP is at "";.

Thanks, that helped.

> Really am sorry to cause you this headache when you're trying so hard
> to get the new release out.

There is only one way you can atone for it.  :) :)

Get 2.7.1ac-0.75 or later and check whether it now works without
mysterious "Transparent" settings.  And then find all the other bugs, too.


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