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Re: lynx-dev Potential patch for HTFTP.c

From: pg
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Potential patch for HTFTP.c
Date: Sun, 6 Aug 2000 08:24:15 -0600 (MDT)

In a recent note, Doug Kaufman said:

> Date: Sat, 5 Aug 2000 23:13:12 -0700 (PDT)
> A user of the DOS port of lynx recently pointed out to me that
> DOS mode text files (EOL=LF CR) are rendered differently by lynx,

I am not a DOS user, but my understanding had been that for DOS

> following patch attempts to change the default ftp mode for viewing
> to image, leaving it ascii when using a CMS server. Does this break
> anything? Does anyone else think that this change is a good idea?
I'll be a reactionary here; si fractum non sit, noli id reficere.
What problem are you trying to fix?  Can you name a site and a
command sequence that manifests the problem?  How would the behavior
differ with your patch installed?

-- gil

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