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Re: HTTP-Authentication dialog improvement

From: Irene Vatton <irene.vatton@inrialpes.fr>
Date: Mon, 15 Sep 2003 12:37:33 +0200
To: Markus Maier <mle@neze.de>
Cc: www-amaya@w3.org
Message-Id: <20030915123733.01592188.irene.vatton@inrialpes.fr>

On Fri, 12 Sep 2003 03:31:02 -0400 (EDT)
Markus Maier <mle@neze.de> wrote:

> 
> Thank you very much for the implementation of my suggestion
>     AMAYA_USER_HOME
> I use it under Linux and Windows 95/98/NT/XP and can use Amaya
> from an read only share with a preconfigured user directory on
> that share; thanks again.
> 
> Now I have a much bigger suggestion (and I don't expect that 
> you can implement it very easy). First of all there are http frontends
> which provide that functionalty (Netscape 4.77 does); so my suggestion
> is no complete nonsense. And my suggestion is:
> 
> Change the http-authentication dialog from:
> [...................]
> where "HTML-Response from PUT command" is a regular browser window
> (perhaps without menu, buttons and location bar), but with working
> link-anchors. This allowes more specific error messages for the
> http-put server (perhaps not apache, my my personal http-server).
> 
> To keep the HTML-Response visible the dialog has to stay open, therefor
> the addtional [Close]-Button.

This requires a development in the libwww and nobody is able to do it for
the moment in the Amaya team.
Anyway, I added your suggestion into the Amaya wish list.
     Irene.
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