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Re: [Lynx-dev] lynx does not check charset on reload

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] lynx does not check charset on reload
Date: Mon, 19 Dec 2011 18:11:23 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

On Mon, Dec 19, 2011 at 04:20:26PM +0100, Stanislav Brabec wrote:
> Hallo.
> lynx-2.8.7 (rel. 2) does not check charset header for changes on reload.
> It causes page corruption in following situation:
> 1. Enter URL.
> 2. Server has problems and returns an error message with a dumb charset
>    (ASCII, ISO-8859-1).
> 3. Reload page.
> 4. Server returns correct page that has a different charset than the
>    previous error message (e. g. UTF-8).

I see... Is this something that's easy to reproduce with a particular
server?  (If not, I'll have to set something up to be sure I'm fixing
the right thing).

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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