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Re: lynx-dev another instance when automatic space insertion is not w
Re: lynx-dev another instance when automatic space insertion is not wanted
Mon, 14 Apr 2003 12:28:38 +0400 (MSD)
14-Apr-2003 12:16 Henry Nelson wrote:
> Anyway, I've just come across another case when it's a bad idea to blindly
> insert a space. As you all know harvesting for e-mail addresses has become
> downright vicious these days to the point that you don't want to put your
> e-mail anywhere in a Web page. Unfortunately, sometimes you HAVE to put
> it in a page, so to get a modicum of protection, you might encode it.
> For example, you might encode "mailto:address@hidden" as:
> <a href="
> (two line breaks). Well, that's fine if you're using MSIE or some such
> beast, but Lynx will turn that into "mailto:someo address@hidden .com". Note
> the spaces after the "o" and the "e". Lynx will attempt to send a letter
> to three people, "someo" "address@hidden" and ".com", if you hit return on
Uhh! This is a bug.
Lynx treats newlines differently in #fragment and other parts of URL.
Apparently, LYLegitimizeHREF() search for '#' as a start of #fragment,
and this is before expanding entities with TRANSLATE_AND_UNESCAPE...
> that link. The only way to not break it in Lynx is to concatenate the line.
> Ah ..., just FYI. No time here to do anything about it.
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