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Re: lynx-dev file://foo/

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev file://foo/
Date: Thu, 9 Oct 2003 20:49:42 -0400 (EDT)

On Thu, 9 Oct 2003, [ISO-8859-1] Fr?d?ric L. W. Meunier wrote:

> Alert!: Unable to connect to FTP host.
> FTP host ?

With "file://foo/", that's the top-level directory on host "foo".
With "file:///foo/", that's a top-level directory named "foo".

In the first case lynx tried connecting to "foo" to get a directory
listing, which means it's using ftp protocol.

Thomas E. Dickey

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