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Re: lynx-dev Posted message has no text error message

From: Vlad Harchev
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Posted message has no text error message
Date: Tue, 1 Feb 2000 13:41:50 +0400 (SAMT)

On Mon, 31 Jan 2000, Henry Nelson wrote:

> > > > Have you ever tried to post to Usenet from recent versions of lynx? Out
> > > > of curiosity, I did an "alt.test" attempt, and I got a message from lynx
> > > > to the effect that my post had no text.
> > > > 
> > > 
> > > Yes, I seen this too (but this happened when I typed message in the
> > > external editor, typing it in the built-in editor solves this problem for
> > > now). Something is broken.
> > 
> > Maybe something is really broken but I have no problems posting to 
> > newsgroups
> > with lynx using an external editor. I posted test messages to alt.test under
> > the subjects "Test lynx" and "Lynx test".
> JFTR, I could not post to fj.test if my letter contained only Japanese
> (euc-jp).  I got a message "Alert!: Message has no original text!"  That
> the message has not yet been translated _suggests_ that there was some
> "fairly" recent addition that has created this "problem."  If the message
> contained some ascii characters, I could post.

  I've posted a patch recently (yesterday) to fix this. The problem is that 
 lynx used 'isgraph(c)' for determination of whether the character is not
 blank. Not it will use '!isspace(c)', that should work for any
 charset/encoding. Try that patch if you are curious.

> __Henry

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