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Re: lynx-dev Lynx 2.8.3 with nmh problems

From: Klaus Weide
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Lynx 2.8.3 with nmh problems
Date: Mon, 8 May 2000 13:07:27 -0500 (CDT)

On Mon, 8 May 2000, Byrial Jensen wrote:

> "nametemplate" isn't Debian-specific at all. RFC 1524 (the
> specification for mailcap files) says:
>    -- The "nametemplate" field gives a file name format, in which %s
>       will be replaced by a short unique string to give the name of the
>       temporary file to be passed to the viewing command.  This is only
>       expected to be relevant in environments where filename extensions
>       are meaningful, e.g., one coulld specify that a GIF file being
>       passed to a gif viewer should have a name eding in ".gif" by using
>       "nametemplate=%s.gif".

I stand corrected.

> Mailcap entries for lynx will need the nametemplate field if they
> don't use the -force_html option.

If whatever-is-using-the-mailcap-file actually uses the "nametemplate" -
Lynx itself doesn't.


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