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Re: lynx-dev lynx 2.8.x - 'special URLs' anti-spoofing protection is
Re: lynx-dev lynx 2.8.x - 'special URLs' anti-spoofing protection is weak
Mon, 22 Nov 1999 20:29:58 +0300 (MSK)
22-Nov-99 10:11 Klaus Weide wrote:
> On Mon, 22 Nov 1999, T.E.Dickey wrote:
>> it's a followup to a posting where he criticizes _all_ of the special urls.
> Yes, there are two nasties that he found. And he's right about both of them.
> 1) he doesn't just criticize all special URLs (or if he does, ignore
> that part of the banter). It's the verification *by page title* that's
> a problem. He is of course right about that. Of course a page title
> is completely unreliable.
We could also check the URL prefix for "file://localhost/" and "LYNX"
- already done for VisitedLinks page.
Still not reliable but generally better.