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Re: lynx-dev Anyone ever see this before?

From: Klaus Weide
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Anyone ever see this before?
Date: Thu, 15 Jun 2000 11:25:26 -0500 (CDT)

On Thu, 15 Jun 2000, Larry W. Virden wrote:

> I've become aware that Lynx seems to have problems with links that
> consist of space (whether white space or no-break space or both).
> For a demonstration of the actual problem that provoked this posting,
> (I'm sorry, this is a somewhat involved prescription, since it
> involves a POST query), try going to
> and querying a connection between two British railway stations of your
> choice, and then ask for either "Detail" or "Journey guide".  In
> either case, the "Train No" column does not contain a train number
> (these are not used in public timetables in the UK), but nevertheless,
> the empty space is linked to further details about the train.  These
> details can be accessed in a graphical browser, and indeed even in
> w3m, but Lynx (at least in the several 2.8.* sub-versions I tried)
> seems to make them inaccessible.

Those links are what lynx regards as "hidden links".
A combination of -hiddenlinks=merge and link numbering makes them
accessible (by the numbers).


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