Harvard Biolabs WWW Server -- Lynx Fix

Keith Robison robison1 at husc10.harvard.edu
Wed Nov 17 10:06:36 EST 1993


A number of people experienced difficulty connecting to the
Harvard Biolabs WWW Home Page using Lynx.  It turns out
that Lynx is very finicky (cats always are) about servers
returning the file type -- Mosaic seems to assume stuff is
hypertext unless told otherwise whereas Lynx seems to assume
stuff is plaintext unless told otherwise.  

Anyway, I have upgraded the server and it should always be sending
out file types explicitly.  

Thanks to everyone who reported this problem promptly.

Keith Robison
Harvard University
Department of Cellular and Developmental Biology
Department of Genetics / HHMI

robison at biosun.harvard.edu 



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