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Demarcating URLs

From: Joe Clark <joeclark@joeclark.org>
Date: Tue, 22 Jul 2003 12:44:31 -0400 (EDT)
To: WAI-IG <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>, w3evangelism@faqportal.uklinux.net
Message-ID: <Pine.BSO.4.53.0307221240260.14754@mail.veldt.ca>

I would suggest that everyone start demarcating *all* URLs they provide in
E-mail with < and > (no spaces). Otherwise you get these kinds of
abortions:

> url:[15]http://news.ft.com/servlet/ContentServer?pagename=FT.com/StoryFT/FullSt
> o
> ry&c=StoryFT&cid=1057562607245
(as viewed in Lynx)

Don't just copy and paste an URL. Use delimiters and test your work by
activating it from your E-mail program.

As an example, see how this works in your browser or mailer program:

<http://news.ft.com/servlet/ContentServer?pagename=FT.com/StoryFT/FullStory&c=StoryFT&cid=1057562607245>

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  Joe Clark  |  joeclark@joeclark.org
  Author, _Building Accessible Websites_
  <http://joeclark.org/access/> | <http://joeclark.org/book/>
Received on Tuesday, 22 July 2003 12:45:05 GMT

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