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Re: lynx-dev lynx2.8.5dev.2

From: Henry Nelson
Subject: Re: lynx-dev lynx2.8.5dev.2
Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2001 12:00:51 +0900 (JST)

> > Since the problem is that Lynx is "not prepend[ing] the base URL" to the
> > document, then that is where the logic needs to be corrected, i.e., Lynx
> I considered that, but this was a simple fix to a seldom-used case. (The
> proper fix that you suggest would require lots of code to be changed - the
> presentation logic in lynx is not well structured and is relying on
> side-effects to work as it is).  But it's left in the changelog so we can
> revisit it some other time.

It'd be nice to have a note to this effect in the source code if you haven't
already done so.  While I understand the economy of the "simple fix," it
does in a strict sense introduce a bug that someone may scratch their head
over trying to figure out why it was done that way.  Thanks.


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