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Re: [Lynx-dev] -dump option not showing title

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] -dump option not showing title
Date: Fri, 06 Apr 2012 17:43:47 -0400
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On Fri, Apr 06, 2012 at 11:23:34AM -0400, Stefan Caunter wrote:
> -dump is for exactly that, if a title tag is present in the output it
> is available for post-processing by a script.
> Users expect -dump to produce a bit copy of the server response, nothing else.

lynx -dump formats the result from the server (there's no title tag
in its output).  It's reasonable to add logic to make
        lynx -dump -title URL
work, e.g., by adding a line at the beginning to denote the title.

Changing the default wouldn't be a good idea though (for compatibility).

> On Fri, Apr 6, 2012 at 2:29 AM, Yotam Medini יותם מדיני
> <address@hidden> wrote:
> > Currently, lynx does not show the <title> content when using the
> >   -dump
> > option.
> > Let us have the title dumped. This could also be the default, and use the
> > -notitle option to suppress it.
> > -- yotam

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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