Re: URL syntax question

Henrik Frystyk Nielsen (
Thu, 27 Oct 1994 10:39:08 +0100


They are both correct. This is an error in the Lynx version.

Another question is that I think people should be careful using
pointers to user's home directories. As long as we have to fiddle
around with URLs I think that server administrators have the
responsibility of making as persistent links as possible.

-- cheers --

Henrik Frystyk

> If I start Lynx with the command:
> lynx
> instead of
> lynx
> everything goes ok.
> Now, the question is, wich URL is the right one, the one with the trailing
> / or the one without it? I've read all the URL documentation I know about
> (mostly the documents at NCSA and CERN) and it's not clear (at least to
> me) if that / should or shouldn't be there.