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lynx-dev Re: Windows 9x ports of 2.8.2 cannot access a certain URL; Linu
lynx-dev Re: Windows 9x ports of 2.8.2 cannot access a certain URL; Linux ports can.
Tue, 15 Feb 2000 12:39:48 -0500
On Tue, Feb 15, 2000 at 02:26:18AM -0500, David Chessler wrote:
> are the URLs. The "column" part of the URL (which is a form used to
> download certain data from the FCC) is inaccessible to me using either of
> the 2 lynx 2.8.2 ports I tried. It is accessible using the Linux port at
> doubled.com (my ISP), or the one at sailor.lib.md.us, the free web access
> for Maryland residents. For what it's worth, I was also unable to access
> those frames properly with Netscape 4.7, 4.01, and 2.01, and Internet
> Explorer 3.03.
I'm assuming your subject refers to Win32 ports of Lynx, rather than
Win9X; the ones I build run on NT as well. Also, I'm not cc-ing you
since you have a nospam address (hope you're subscribed). Finally, I
presume you mean you're "able to" access it on NS/IE, rather than
I looked at the ar2b.hts page, and can find no fragment called "Column"
in that page, just a lot of form buttons. Don't think that is the
I can't access that page from behind my firewall with Lynx or Netscape,
so maybe something funny is happening with the address. The HEAD of
the document I saw from outside is on Netscape/Server 2.0. I think
that's an old version.
> The precise Windows Lynx ports I tried were lynx_w32_2_8_2rel_1.zip and
> lynx_w32.zip, as downloaded from the links on the gnu.org web page.
This is not very precise; there are no links on the gnu.org page to any Lynx
exeutables. Can you tell us where you downloaded the version you are using?
> To access those frames, you can do so from the other frame (the menu) at
> So far as I know, every other version of the form works; at least, it works
> with Netscape and I assume lynx.
What symptoms do you see with Lynx/Win32? Does it never show a page, does
it show part of a page, ...?
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