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Re: lynx-dev Lynx no longer works with Yahoo Mail...

From: Morten Bo Johansen
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Lynx no longer works with Yahoo Mail...
Date: Wed, 7 Aug 2002 20:49:11 +0200
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Larry W. Virden <address@hidden> wrote:

LWV> I don't suppose anyone here knows tech employees at Yahoo?

LWV> Monday they released a new version of Yahoo mail.
LWV> Lynx can no longer be used with that service - perhaps because of all the
LWV> Javascript now used on the mail reading page.

LWV> One can actually get into the site and read individual messages.  But
LWV> for some reason, the buttons to move or delete messages no longer appear
LWV> on the page.

This is not an answer to your question, actually, but just a
pointer to a "workaround" that you might want to consider: I
use a perl script called fetchyahoo to download mail from yahoo
accounts to my local mail spool. You can find it here

At any rate it's faster and more convenient than having to use
the cumbersome way of a browser to deal with mail. Since it's
written in perl you should be able to make it work on most any



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