[links-list] Re: HTTP Auth

Khimenko Victor khim at sch57.msk.ru
Wed May 1 03:24:01 PDT 2002

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 ":") ...

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