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Re: [Lynx-dev] Broken Gopher-to-Telnet links

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] Broken Gopher-to-Telnet links
Date: Sun, 18 Oct 2020 20:44:00 -0400 (EDT)

----- Original Message -----
| From: "Thorsten Glaser" <>
| To: "Thomas Dickey" <>
| Cc: "Dario Niedermann" <>, "lynx-dev" 
| Sent: Sunday, October 18, 2020 7:56:58 PM
| Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] Broken Gopher-to-Telnet links
| Thomas Dickey dixit:
|>On Mon, Oct 12, 2020 at 05:44:56PM +0200, Dario Niedermann wrote:
|>> Lynx 2.8.9dev.11 seems to have a problem with Gopher-to-Telnet links where
|>> the selector part is empty.
| […]
|>> whereas I, for one, would expect:
|>>     telnet://
|>From the context, you're expecting lynx to guess which of the nearby
|>urls has a suitable site for filling in the missing information.
| What missing information?

I didn't look at the trace, thinking that there was no hostname.
Actually the trace shows that there is (so it's a coding error in lynx).

(your comment hints that you didn't look at the trace either, but the reminder 

Thomas E. Dickey <>

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