[links-list] Re: HTTP Auth

Petr Baudis pasky at pasky.ji.cz
Wed May 1 03:41:34 PDT 2002


Dear diary, on Wed, May 01, 2002 at 12:24:01PM CEST, I got a letter,
where Khimenko Victor <khim at sch57.msk.ru> told me, that...
> 
> 
> On Wed, 1 May 2002, Petr Baudis wrote:
> 
> > Dear diary, on Wed, May 01, 2002 at 11:44:40AM CEST, I got a letter,
> > where Nige <nigel.scott at uk.thalesgroup.com> told me, that...
> > > Hi - I recently found links and am trying to get the http-auth stuff to
> > > work.
> > >
> > > I've downloaded elinks-0.4pre5 and built it, but I don't know how to
> > > actually enter my username and password.
> >
> > You just type the URL and if it wants authentication, dialog box will pop up
> > asking you for username and password. From ELinks-0.4pre6 on, you can also
> > enter the user and password to the URL itself, in format http://user@pass:url.
> >
> 
> Why this format ? I mean Mozilla and MS IE accept http://user:pass@url form
> (note "@" and ":") ...

I'm sorry, it was a typo. Obviously, it's http://user:pass@url.

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