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RE: Support for lynx?

From: Laurie D. Mann <ldm16@fcas.pitt.edu>
Date: Tue, 17 Dec 2002 10:36:47 -0500
Message-ID: <C0F53389CE14D511907400B0D0AAE4EF0144C56A@mail.fcas.pitt.edu>
To: "'Ian B. Jacobs'" <ij@w3.org>
Cc: "'site-comments@w3.org'" <site-comments@w3.org>

>> Laurie D. Mann wrote:
>> I know that lynx is an ancient way to view Web site text,
>> but I'm surprised that I can't seem to access your updated
>> site using lynx.  I get a status bar message saying:
>> 
>>     text/html;charset=utf-8  D)ownload, or C)ancel
>> 
>> I check my Web sites for lynx compatibility because a
>> blind friend once told me he used a reader based on
>> lynx to access Web sites.

> I also use Lynx at times. I am running version
> 2.8.4rel.1 (17 Jul 2001), and I can view the home page.

Weird - because this is the only time I've gotten this
message with lynx.  I'm running 2.8.3 (but I have no
control over the version being run by my ISP).
I also tried another page at W3C and got the same
message.
Received on Tuesday, 17 December 2002 10:37:27 GMT

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