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Re: lynx-dev <input type=hidden name="Username" value="charliem" size=
Re: lynx-dev <input type=hidden name="Username" value="charliem" size=16 maxlength=16>
Thu, 20 Apr 2000 12:02:22 -0700
address@hidden:/home/charliem/lynx> lynx -version
Lynx Version 2.8rel.2 (1998)
Copyrights held by the University of Kansas, CERN, and other contributors.
Distributed under the GNU General Public License.
See http://lynx.browser.org/ and the online help for more information.
This is kind of what I suspected. I have a local problem, but this knowledge
gets me no closer to a solution.
In any case, thanks for trying to assist & if you have any other ideas or
suggestions, I'm eager to hear them; since I'm somewhat out of ideas on this
Ismael Cordeiro wrote:
> On Thu, 20 Apr 2000, Charlie Mengler wrote:
> > Dear Lynx Wizards,
> > I'm the 1st to admit that I really don't know what I'm doing WRT to lynx or
> > creating webpages. If it matters I'm running Lynx on a Solaris V2.6 system
> > & using Netscape-Enterprise/3.6 SP2 for the webserver.
> > I've created a "dynamic" HTML page that contains the following text -
> > <input type=hidden name=Username value=charliem size=16 maxlength=16>
> > When viewed using the typical GUI browsers it works as desired. The
> > variable gets passed from one form to another & the user never sees the
> > variable & can NOT change it.
> > When this page is viewed with Lynx not only does the field get displayed,
> > the user can change the value of it. I need to prevent the user from
> > changing the Username.
> > I'm surprised that Lynx does not seem to "properly" handle fields that are
> > tagged as "hidden". Of course it is entirely likely that this is just a
> > local configuration issue. However I could not find any mention of this in
> > the Lynx documentation that I have or found online.
> > Any feedback, suggestions or other input would be greatly welcomed.
> I can't reproduce the problem with lynx 2.8.2 and 2.8.3pre.7. The fields
> you're talking about, "Username and "Enumber" are NOT displayed. Both
> versions display your page like this:
> For Bruce Charles Mengler
> Street __________________________________________________
> City __________________________________________________
> State __
> Postal Code _____
> Phone ____________
> Emergency Contact Name ____________________
> Emergency Contact Street
> Emergency Contact City
> Emergency Contact State __
> Emergency Contact ZIP _____
> Emergency Contact Relationship _____
> Emergency Contact Phone ____________
> Submit Reset
> Which lynx version are you using?
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