[links-list] can't download

Daniel Biddle deltab at osian.net
Tue Feb 13 16:21:50 PST 2001

On Tue, 13 Feb 2001, Matt Ackeret wrote:

> 1) go to http://www.mozilla.org/ports/fizzilla/
> 2) select the "Optimized" link and hit return
> -> I see "Getting headers" at the bottom of the screen

Hmm, when I do it (in Links 0.94pre4) an 11-megabyte StuffIt archive
appears on the screen.

> but there's nothing in the Downloads menu, and I can still move around
> the page/do stuff..  (I *presume* links does downloading in the background..)

It does if you tell it to, but by default downloading occurs in the
foreground, with a progress bar etc.

> iCab wasn't able to download either, but at least it gave me an error
> message.

What was the error message you got from iCab?

Daniel Biddle <deltab at osian.net>

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