Re: Problem with mailto

Matthew J Gering (gering@u.washington.edu)
Fri, 3 Mar 1995 16:40:21 -0800 (PST)


Date: Fri, 3 Mar 1995 16:40:21 -0800 (PST)
From: Matthew J Gering <gering@u.washington.edu>
To: Multiple recipients of list <www-html@www10.w3.org>
Subject: Re: Problem with mailto
In-Reply-To: <9503031959.AA13149@EE.MsState.Edu>
Message-Id: <Pine.PCW.3.91.950303163518.4439B-100000@[0.0.0.0]>


I've had no problem with Netscape using mailto:. I'm using Netscape 
for Windows 1.0N. It does require a mail server be set in the 
user's options.

In this case, in netscape.ini

[Services]
SMTP_Server=mailhost@u.washington.edu

I'm sure there's something similar for the X and Mac versions.

	-- Matt

On Fri, 3 Mar 1995, Richard Anton wrote:

> 
> In writing some html, I have discoverd that at least on our
> system the mailto: type of href does not work in Netscape
> which is a major concern.
> 
> What can we do to get it to? Netscape is an important enough
> percantage of browsers that we have to get it to work.
> 
> Are we going to have to resort to writing a CGI script
> to send a form as mail or what?
> 
> 
> -Richard N. Anton
> -anton@ee.msstate.edu
> -
> -The Institute for Signal and Information Processing
> 
>