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Re: LYNX-DEV "Cannot open.." in Win95

From: K. Peijnenborg
Subject: Re: LYNX-DEV "Cannot open.." in Win95
Date: Fri, 20 Mar 1998 08:11:45 +0100

Wayne Buttles wrote

> On Thu, 19 Mar 1998, K. Peijnenborg wrote:
> > > then "C:\\" or "C:/"  (if you don't, then you will get files written
> > > arbitrary locations, making them harder to find).
> > 
> > The lynx dir would be better, I think.
> > 
> > If lynx is installed on a network, just throwing the files
> > somewhere local doesn't seem a nice thing to do.
> I almost did that, but what if it *is* installed on a network.  Do you
> want all the junk going there?  I would assume the administrator would
> not, and all (s)he has to do is set a TMP variable to make it go where 
> ever they want it.  
> It is a no win situation.  Maybe it would be better for lynx to fail
> completely with a message telling people to set up their home and temp
> info.

That would not be a bad idea. On the other hand, a sysadmin that can't
handle that situation with access rights wouldn't be worth his salt.

But a warning that essential information is missing would be OK.

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