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Re: [Lynx-dev] BUG Report

From: Stefan Caunter
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] BUG Report
Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2011 03:07:30 -0400

On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 9:14 PM,  <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hi,
> Still on the error page that Mr. Taylor's Web site server sends!

You need to uncheck Send User-Agent header (remove the [X]), and then
accept the changes.

> Doesn't the (!) indicate that "Send User-Agent header" is a constant?

It indicates that this is a temporary change for the browsing session.

> What gets Changed to Mozilla and with what?

That is a different case, where you still send U-A header, and rewrite
it to (example) Mozilla. Again, remember to "Accept Changes".

> The server is checking the user-agent.  Changing it to Mozilla for instance 
> gets a page.
>  (These come up occasionally, and are not a technical problem, but a lapse of 
> etiquette).
> Suspect David Taylor's Web site server doesn't accept the User Agent text
> that Lynx normally sends.  Can anyone reproduced this problem with Lynx?
> I did, to check your report.
> If so, are there any suggestion's on how to alter the normal Lynx User Agent
> text to bypass this issue?
> You can set it in the options menu.  I added the "Send User-Agent Header" 
> checkbox a while back to address this
>  (doesn't affect the stored copy of the user agent).  Some people on the list 
> made comments to the effect that it's
> worse than the problem with the server -ymmv
> --
> Thomas E. Dickey


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