Re: partial URLs ? (was <p> ... </p>)

BearHeart/Bill Weinman (BearHeart@bearnet.com)
Tue, 19 Dec 1995 13:19:17 -0600


Date: Tue, 19 Dec 1995 13:19:17 -0600
Message-Id: <199512191919.NAA17827@primus.paranoia.com>
To: www-html@w3.org
From: BearHeart/Bill Weinman <BearHeart@bearnet.com>
Subject: Re: partial URLs ? (was <p> ... </p>)


At 10:40 am 12/19/95 -0800, Walter Ian Kaye wrote:
><A HREF="index.html"><IMG SRC="../gifs/btnhome3.gif" ALT="[Home]" border=1></A>
><A HREF="../map.html"><IMG SRC="../gifs/btnmap3.gif" ALT="[Index]"

>(I'm gonna be changing the form and cgi soon, btw, cuz Lynx doesn't like
>partial URLs -- tho' Netscape handles this form perfectly.)

   The problem with the parial URLs may be the "../" references. 

   Some servers, and perhaps some browsers too, disallow them because 
they've been abused to get around security measures. 


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