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Re: [Lynx-dev] Goto URL whose name is provided by a program ?

From: Paul B. Mahol
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] Goto URL whose name is provided by a program ?
Date: Mon, 14 Jul 2008 11:07:53 +0000

On 7/14/08, Sébastien Hinderer <address@hidden> wrote:
> Dear all,
>> That wouldn't solve the problem, because I need to visit the URL
>> _during_ a session, after lynx has received some cookies from the server
>> it will send while requesting the URL provided by the script.
>> To give a bit of context, this is intended to reach URLs that are
>> normally activated by javascripts. I have hacked through these sccripts
>> and know what the URLs look like, and so I would like to be able to call
>> from lynx a scipt that would produce these long URLs which depend only
>> on a few parameters, rather than typing them all the time (the URL
>> history helps, sure, but still it's annoying).
> One other solution would be to generate a page whose links are usable
> with lynx, that is, do not require Javascript.
> Is it possilbe in lynx to pass a page that has just been retrieved to an
> external program that would preprocess it, and then render the output
> of this program. More precisely, things would work as follows:
> 1. lynx retrieves page P at URL U
> 2. lynx calls script S, with U as its first arguemnt and P on its
> standard input.
> 3. lynx reads a new page P' on the standard output of S.
> 4. lynx renders P' rather than P.
> Is it possible to do such a thing with lynx ?

This one is asked at least twice on this list.
Currently it is not possible to do that in lynx.
But it can be implemented using, for example: unix domain sockets

> Thanks in advance for any suggestion,
> Sébastien.
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