STDIO Questions.

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at effbot.org
Tue Nov 14 20:07:18 CET 2000


Tim Peters wrote:
> I don't know about /F, but I just take a URL DejaNews gives me and edit out
> the crap by hand.  In the example above, "/=dnc" is also crap

=dnc gives you "dejanews classic" style -- it removes lots of
career and shopping stuff, preserves line breaks, and shows
the message in a fixed pitch font.

> i.e., this works fine:
>
> http://www.deja.com/getdoc.xp?AN=692659228

so does

    http://deja.com/getdoc.xp?AN=692659228

and depending on your browser/mailer:

    deja.com/getdoc.xp?AN=692659228

:::

for more info on "how to hack URLs for fun and profit",
check out Jorn Barger's article at:
http://www.robotwisdom.com/weblogs/urlhacking.html

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