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Re: lynx-dev [PATCH]

From: Mike Castle
Subject: Re: lynx-dev [PATCH]
Date: Fri, 7 Jul 2000 18:09:57 -0500
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On Fri, Jul 07, 2000 at 02:38:09PM -0500, Klaus Weide wrote:
> Regarding the original EXTERNAL-based patch from Vlad:
> On Thu, 22 Jun 2000, Mike Castle wrote:
> > I think the only difficulty posed with using CERN RULES is the ability to
> > include the original post.  
> If you want to be able to do that, we need to have a mailto-*specific*
> way to hook in an external command.  It doesn't make sense to pass the
> "original post" to a generic external-command hook; "original post"
> usually doesn't make sense.  And saving the "original post" (or page)
> to a file is significant overhead.  (How else could it be passed along?)

Well, we already have the current document in rendered form on disk.... 
need someway to pass it to the invoked program what file name is (envar, 
parm, etc).  I'm not familiar with how the proxy stuff works to understand 
if it would even be feasible.

       Mike Castle       Life is like a clock:  You can work constantly
  address@hidden  and be right all the time, or not work at all and be right at least twice a day.  -- mrc
    We are all of us living in the shadow of Manhattan.  -- Watchmen

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