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Re: lynx-dev: Yahoo mail and lynx w32 ssl

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev: Yahoo mail and lynx w32 ssl
Date: Sat, 23 Aug 2003 16:20:44 -0400 (EDT)

On Sat, 23 Aug 2003, Jacques Jamain wrote:

>  Hi Thomas,
> Sat, 23 Aug 2003 14:10:59 -0400
>  -- Thomas Dickey <address@hidden> écrivait (wrote):
> >On Sat, Aug 23, 2003 at 05:46:21PM +0100, Jacques Jamain wrote:
> >>      Is that diagnostic correct and if yes is there any means to fake
> >>      the user agent header?
> >
> >There's a field in the options-menu which can do this.
> >
>   Yes, as it is marked as not saved on disk,  I was thinking  that it

Actually using ENABLE_LYNXRC in your lynx.cfg, you can do this.
It's not the default configuration.

>   cannot be changed, but I saw  that the modification is valuable for
>   the session. Thanks for the tip.
>   Unfortunatly my diagnostic was wrong.
>   Reproducing the whole Lynx OS2 user agent header in the Lynx w32_ssl
>   doesn't allow to sign in to yahoo mail.
>    (Lynx/2.8.4dev.20 libwww-FM/2.14 SSL-MM/1.4.1 OpenSSL/0.9.6a)
>   So, I'm now without any idea and can't understand where the problem is.
>   Any suggestion?

Perhaps using "lynx -trace" and comparing the responses would show
something.  I understand "Lynx OS2" is the dev.20 version, while you're
having some problem with current (2.8.5dev.16) code.

I haven't experimented with yahoo mail for several months, though.  I'll
make a point to retest this for dev.17/pre.1 (slow to get there because
of other things).

> >> PS: in searching help in the Lynx online help i found some obsolete
> >>     links
> >>
> >>   Lynx Information ->
> >>     <>
> >
> >if it's on, there's little I can do about it.
> >I'm removing all references to that site for the next patch.
> >
>  No, the online help url is the following:
>  <>

ok.  I had only fixed up 2.8.4 release (does anyone really use the older

T.E.Dickey <address@hidden>

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