[links-list] Strange problem

Mikulas Patocka mikulas at artax.karlin.mff.cuni.cz
Tue Feb 6 14:43:32 PST 2001

> Using links 0.95 on linux-alpha
> I get either a "bad http response" or a "socket error"
> if I run
> links "http://www.musikwissenschaft.uni-mainz.de/~ag/xplore/"
> If I enter the URL in the goto dialog once it has been started
> it does work. Other machines here doesn't show that behaviour.
> Is there some hidden timing problem when starting up links?
> While writing I also discovered while trying to download
> a file from that URL that it also doesn't work:
> http://www.musikwissenschaft.uni-mainz.de/~ag/xplore/xplore-1.0d.tar.g
> This time it even seems to fail from a linux-i86 "bad http response".
> So it might be a combination of problems ...

That server doesn't like HTTP/1.1 requests. Turn it off in HTTP options in
Links. Maybe I write workaround for it.


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