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Re: [Lynx-dev] Lynx-dev Digest, Vol 145, Issue 6

From: David Niklas
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] Lynx-dev Digest, Vol 145, Issue 6
Date: Sat, 19 Mar 2016 13:08:58 -0400

On Sat, 20 Feb 2016 13:01:21 S.ndor wrote:
> 2016/02/18 01:21 ... Karen Lewellen:
> > Larry,
> > these pages are not blank.  they simply do not accept the user header.
> > If you change the send user header option the page will show
> > correctly. However that option is not permanent for good reason.
> > Unless others have ideas, that is the best and fastest way, it is a 2
> > second fix at most.
> > Does someone mine explaining to Larry why the header does need to be
> > present the rest of the time?
> > I know sites behave strangely without it, but others may be able to
> > help him understand as much.
> And I think of the suggestion when changing the User-Agent header that 
> no known webbrowser be named, but instead a variant of "Lynx ...", very 
> good, in that if the webmaster looks at the visitor log, he will see 
> that in spite of all a Lynx-user visited.

I'm confused, do you mean that you want us to visit the web page with the
user agent set to lynx so that the admin might allow lynx?

Thanks, David

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