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Re: [Lynx-dev] content-type viewing

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] content-type viewing
Date: Sat, 13 Mar 2004 07:31:36 -0500 (EST)

On Fri, 12 Mar 2004, Walter Ian Kaye wrote:

> [my first post to new list; had to use web site to confirm sub]
> [third attempt to post here; now eliminating 'non' from gnu]
> Is there some way to increase the repertoire of content-types that
> Lynx will display via HTTP? Currently, I have to save a file to disk
> in order to view it, which is a time-wasting hassle.
> JavaScript files and certain charsets are what Lynx refuses to
> display via http, yet displays perfectly fine if I 1)view source
> 2)print to file 3)open file.

Lynx doesn't interpret JavaScript - that's a lot of code that no one's
developed (for Lynx of course).

Character sets are a different matter - some interpretations that we
might change (see some recent discussion of BIG5).

Thomas E. Dickey

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