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Re: lynx-dev "~"/tilde bug?

From: Doug Kaufman
Subject: Re: lynx-dev "~"/tilde bug?
Date: Wed, 11 Oct 2000 18:24:46 -0700 (PDT)

On Wed, 11 Oct 2000, Thomas Dickey wrote:

> > >
> > >     I have found that if a URL includes a tilde "~" character in some
> > >specific URLs (I have not tested for all combinations) the download does
> > >not take place.  The following error is presented on the display:
> a quick check shows a problem with Lynx's VMS pathname parsing (I'll see
> if I can make it work properly).

As a workaround when using all the copies of lynx already out there,
you can get around the parsing problem by doubling the "/" before the
tilde. You can get to Rick Dyson's directory with:
Doug Kaufman
Internet: address@hidden

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