forwarded message from A. User

Marc Andreessen (
Sat, 30 Jan 93 01:25:49 -0800

A. User of Mosaic sent the following:

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There seems to be a bug in how it handles some HTML, the following, from a
WAISgate response of a wais index of a mail log, doesn't print the anchor,
simply the 'score: ' line. You can click on the empty space as a hot spot

<DT><A HREF=support/TEXT/629/1=vail%3A210;2=/usr/local/aaii/wais/support;3=40962%2041591%20/usr/users/ash/adm/support;4=vail%3A210;5=/usr/local/aaii/wais/support;6=40962%2041591%20/usr/users/ash/adm/support;7=%00;> <anand@whi Re: Turbo printer daemon</A><DD>Score: 948, lines: 19
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Looks to me like this (the un-escaped '<') is the fault of the
WWW/WAIS gateway? I've tested this with the linemode browser,
Violawww, and Midaswww and all of them choke too -- and quite
reasonably, I'd say. (Although, Dan, I haven't tried libHTML on this