In <> Ian Kelly 
<> writes:

> > My web browser works just fine with links such as this:
> >
> > <a href="file:///C:/Users/gordonj/Documents/foo.html">foo.html</a>

> It works if the document that contains the link is also opened from
> the local filesystem, but browsers will refuse to follow the link if
> it was served over http.

Aha!  I didn't know that.  Now that I think about it, I suppose it makes

Perhaps the OP could write a separate application for handling local
files, something like:

    <a href="process_local_bookmark.cgi?filename=/dir/foo.html">

John Gordon         Imagine what it must be like for a real medical doctor to    watch 'House', or a real serial killer to watch 'Dexter'.


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