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RE: Accessibility and mailto links

From: Marjolein Katsma <access@javawoman.com>
Date: Tue, 05 Jun 2001 17:58:50 +0200
Message-Id: <4.3.2.7.2.20010605175335.03754f08@pop.javawoman.com>
To: "Gatewood, Joy" <jogat@opic.gov>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Joy,

At 10:06 2001-06-05 -0400, Gatewood, Joy wrote:
>As a webmaster of several sites, I've observed that when you give
>users a choice of selecting between a mailto email link and a form,
>you will get much greater response rate from the form. 

I'd suggest you investigate to what extent this is related to the nature and purpose of the website, and what type of visitors it caters for or attracts.

>Personally I dislike and never use the mailto email link. 

Personally, that's the only thing I will even consider using, unless I really have a feally urgent missive and cannot find an email link anywhere!

Cheers,

Marjolein Katsma
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Received on Tuesday, 5 June 2001 12:02:27 GMT

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