Re: Questions about URLs for Gopher search items
> > > Could you explain how? Sacc was one of the clients I tried. I read the
> > > man page. It is clear that I can press `u` to see the URL of the menu
> > > item my cursor is currently pointing at. This is not the same thing as
> > > seeing the URL of the item I am currently *at*. After I have done a
> > > Veronica search with sacc and I am staring at the results, how do I ask
> > > sacc "Which URL am I at, right now?".
> > I added a 'U' keybinding for showing the page URI.
> > If it's a type '7', it'll additionnaly show the search string after the
> > selector, separated by a space.
> Great work! I am sure sacc users will appreciate this extra
> Can I ask what the rationale was for deciding on the space selector? Not
> a criticism, I am just curious. To my mind, the real utility of a
> feature like this is that if you end up somehere interesting you can ask
> for the URL and then share it via email, IRC, XMPP, whatever. The other
> party can then copy and paste that URL into their client to end up where
> you are. Since sacc recognises the %09 syntax, why not use it in the
> output so that this "round tripping" works?
I had missed that %09 specification in the URI RFC, sacc doesn't
support decoding it (yet).
At the moment it supports parsing an additionnal <tab>searchstr after
Will display that %09 encoding in URI display, then parsing it in
Will keep posted, thanks for the hint!