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Re: .gz in Netscape

My personal solution to this problem is to middle-click to open a new window,
stop download, copy the address, paste it to xterm, type Ctrl-A then 'wget'

But it's not that nice.

Junichi Uekawa, a.k.a. dancer
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   Doshisha University.
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On Thu, 3 Feb 2000 12:20:11 -0600 (CST), Oleg Krivosheev <kriol@fnal.gov> was crying out from somewhere
  about: Re: .gz in Netscape

kriol> On Thu, 3 Feb 2000, paul wrote:
kriol> > > On Thu, 3 Feb 2000, Oleg Krivosheev wrote:
kriol> > > 
kriol> > > > looks like Netscape decompress the file while i'm doing
kriol> > > > shift+b1. So instead of aaa.diff.gz i'm getting aaa.diff
kriol> > > 
kriol> > > Actually, it doesn't decompress it strangely enough. It just removes the
kriol> > > .gz extension. I've always experienced this. Bizzare.
kriol> > > 
kriol> > > -- 
kriol> > I find this behavior rather odd, as my netscape 4.7 does not strip the .gz when I SHIFT-leftclick.  Are you sure its not something in your settings?
kriol> well, that was/is my question: what should i set/unset to get
kriol> .gz downloading properly. Any ideas?

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