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lynx-dev (patch) lynxcgi documentation

From: Philip Webb
Subject: lynx-dev (patch) lynxcgi documentation
Date: Mon, 8 Nov 1999 03:16:27 -0500 (EST)

 lynxcgi:  is not well-described in Lynx documentation;
there is nothing in Users Guide & the section in URL Support
contains one inaccuracy & an out-of-date assumption
that Lynx is usually installed by a system administrator.

--- old/lynx_url_support.html   Mon Nov  8 02:53:54 1999
+++ new/lynx_url_support.html   Mon Nov  8 03:05:41 1999
@@ -566,10 +566,11 @@
-where <em>//localhost/</em> is optional and always implied.
+where <em>//localhost</em> is optional and always implied;
+the full path must be specified, as `~' is not recognised.
 The output of the script should be text/html and is rendered and displayed
-by Lynx. (Note that restrictions on acceptable paths can be imposed
-by the system administrator.)
+by Lynx.  Restrictions on acceptable paths can be imposed
+in <em>userdefs.h</em> and <em>lynx.cfg</em>.
 <p>This is a Lynxism and should be used only in local documents intended
 solely for Lynx, or for limited local testing of CGI scripts without an

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