Re: Problem with "~user/file.html"

Reed Wade (
Wed, 16 Feb 1994 20:33:39 --100

I wrote:
>One solution would be to treat it simply as preformatted html.
>That way imbedded tags would be easily dealt with if they occur.
> ( result of finger lookup )

Actually, that's a pretty stupid idea.
It would break in too many odd ways.

Forget I mentioned it.

How did this thread get started? What's wrong with pointing at
random different http servers for finger info (like a lot of people
do now)? Maybe whois++ will fix this.


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