Debian Bug report logs - #519199
Chinese in submit button eats English

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Package: lynx-cur; Maintainer for lynx-cur is Atsuhito KOHDA <>; Source for lynx-cur is src:lynx-cur.

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Date: Tue, 10 Mar 2009 22:36:02 UTC

Severity: normal

Found in version lynx-cur/2.8.7dev13-1

Fixed in version lynx-cur/2.8.7pre2-1

Done: Atsuhito KOHDA <>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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Bug#519199; Package lynx-cur. (Tue, 10 Mar 2009 22:36:10 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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Subject: Chinese in submit button eats English
Date: Wed, 11 Mar 2009 03:32:53 +0800
Package: lynx-cur
Version: 2.8.7dev13-1

Here we see that putting more Chinese characters at the front,

   Google EATME
   台灣 Google__ATME
   台灣台灣 Google____ME

eats English at the back. Visible only in the browser, --dump is
unaffected by this bug. HTML was

<html lang="zh-tw">
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8">
<meta http-equiv="Content-Language" content="zh-tw">
<form action="">
<dt><input type="submit" value="Google"> EATME
<dt><input type="submit" value="台灣 Google"> EATME
<dt><input type="submit" value="台灣台灣 Google"> EATME

Reply sent to Atsuhito KOHDA <>:
You have taken responsibility. (Fri, 01 May 2009 09:27:15 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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Bug acknowledged by developer. (Fri, 01 May 2009 09:27:15 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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From: Atsuhito KOHDA <>
Subject: Bug#519199: fixed in lynx-cur 2.8.7pre2-1
Date: Fri, 01 May 2009 09:22:26 +0000
Source: lynx-cur
Source-Version: 2.8.7pre2-1

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
lynx-cur, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive:

  to pool/main/l/lynx-cur/lynx-cur-wrapper_2.8.7pre2-1_all.deb
  to pool/main/l/lynx-cur/lynx-cur_2.8.7pre2-1.diff.gz
  to pool/main/l/lynx-cur/lynx-cur_2.8.7pre2-1.dsc
  to pool/main/l/lynx-cur/lynx-cur_2.8.7pre2-1_i386.deb
  to pool/main/l/lynx-cur/lynx-cur_2.8.7pre2.orig.tar.gz
  to pool/main/l/lynx-cur/lynx_2.8.7pre2-1_all.deb

A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

Debian distribution maintenance software
Atsuhito KOHDA <> (supplier of updated lynx-cur package)

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Format: 1.8
Date: Fri, 01 May 2009 13:02:04 +0900
Source: lynx-cur
Binary: lynx-cur lynx-cur-wrapper lynx
Architecture: source all i386
Version: 2.8.7pre2-1
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: low
Maintainer: Atsuhito KOHDA <>
Changed-By: Atsuhito KOHDA <>
 lynx       - Text-mode WWW Browser (transitional package)
 lynx-cur   - Text-mode WWW Browser with NLS support (development version)
 lynx-cur-wrapper - Wrapper for lynx-cur
Closes: 398986 426481 519199 521489
 lynx-cur (2.8.7pre2-1) unstable; urgency=low
   * New Upstream Release.
    - modify Lynx's DTD information.  (Closes: #398986)
    - correct length of padding with underscores.  (Closes: #519199)
    - fix a few cases where PUTC's intended for pretty-src would display in the
      HTML view.  (Closes: #521489)
   * Can use persistent cookies now but please edit /etc/lynx-cur/lynx.cfg
     and make it looks as "PERSISTENT_COOKIES:TRUE"  (Closes: #426481)
   * Updated patch-1 so it should be applied cleanly.
   * Fixed typo in 2.8.7pre1-1 changelog.
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