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Re: lynx-dev url#name is treated the same as url for -dump

From: Philip Webb
Subject: Re: lynx-dev url#name is treated the same as url for -dump
Date: Fri, 3 Oct 2003 20:04:41 -0400
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031003 Thomas Dickey wrote:
> On Sat, 4 Oct 2003, Dan Jacobson wrote:
>> not to start printing at #name.
>> I don't care about -nolist or -list issues right now,
>> I just think there is little excuse for not printing to a file
>> the same thing you are already showing to the screen -- a bug!
> submit a patch that works & doesn't break existing functionality,
> and I'll consider it just like any other patch.
> (people who start talking about things they don't agree with as "bugs"
> rarely follow through, though,
> since they're trying to transfer their own responsibility).

it's a bug only if the pgm doesn't do what its author(s) intended,
incl avoidance of dangerous situations, eg buffer overflows.
otherwise, it's a limitation at worst & then only in the view of critics.

i have no opinion either way re the limitation under discussion.

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