direct WAIS in Lynx

Lou Montulli (
Thu, 24 Jun 93 17:26:37 CDT

I've been porting Lynx to the 2.09 WWW library and adding the direct
WAIS modules. My question is what is the best WAIS distribution to
use. I downloaded wais-8-b5 and am having alot of compile troubles.
Is there another "free" WAIS that I should be using? Is 8-b5 free
WAIS or is it the distribution that thinking machines distributes?

Another thing, is it a good idea to include the wais distribution
in the Lynx distribution for ease of installation? Are there any
copywrite issues involved here?

It looks like this isn't going to work on alot of machines anyways
since WAIS requires an ANSI C compiler.


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