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Re: lynx-dev Local browsing

From: Gisle Vanem
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Local browsing
Date: Thu, 22 May 2003 14:18:50 +0200

"Doug Kaufman" <address@hidden> said:
> this is assumed to be relative to the current directory. You can also
> express this as "file://localhost/dev/e/net/docs/ghbname.htm". I don't
> think that I was involved in making the decision, but I think that
> treating a local file path without a drive letter as a relative local
> path is intentional. Someone could add code to not strip the leading
> slash when it begins the URL on the command line, but you would have
> to be careful not to break any of the other necessary conversions
> between DOS conventions and www conventions.

I'm looking into this and how to support IPv6 literal addresses
(rfc 2732). But the HTParse code is rather dificult to understand.


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