[REBOL] Re: usaps?
From: dgardiner:cwcom at: 10-May-2001 7:06
On 9 May, Joel Neely wrote:
> Something "interesting" has been heppening here. This link/button
> was broken since it appeared on the R/V desktop, at least for me.
> (Clicking the usaps link always returned a View failure dialog.)
> When I went to the source of the "Sites" icon, I found that the
> line for usaps read
> folder "usaps" http://www.usaps.net/index.r icon site info "usaps"
> So, just for grins, I put the url into my browser. It responded
> with a dialog offering to save "index.r" (in a non-REBOL dir).
> After that, I could return to R/V and click the usaps link and
> get a two-item display (with nice custom icons) of "emailer"
> and "readme!"
> Now, when I click on "emailer", I again get a dialog stating
> Cannot read file:
> returned almost immediately.
> However, the "readme!" icon gets me a three-line text file.
> Hmmmm... (Just a moment...)
> OK. I just went to my browser and entered the URL for the
> "emailer" icon. Now when I click that icon in the R/V desktop
> it appears to run.
> A first guess might be to attribute this to some kind of caching
> or firewall behavior, but I've never had this happen with any
> other Reb site.
> Any thoughts, anyone?
I had no problems accessing the usaps applications, just a little slow.
I do however use View/Pro on a Linux box and have noticed that quite a
few of the problems experienced by windows users are absent when I run
the same scripts, perhaps all versions are not created equal