Re: mailto: + parameters?

Chuck Foster (
Wed, 10 Apr 1996 14:11:59 +0000

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From: Chuck Foster <>
Subject: Re: mailto: + parameters?
Date: Wed, 10 Apr 1996 14:11:59 +0000

Michele Bassan wrote:
> Do you know whether it is possible to pass to the "mailto:" method also some
> parameters, that can be filled in advance by the browser, like the subject and
> even (part of) the message content?

Some talk of this came up very recently, but I can't remember which 
mail-list/newsgroup I read it in!

Netscape, and maybe others, can handle arguments to mailto: for header info
with arguments like:

Bodyparts can't be specified this way (yet), but this can be done through forms 
and message/rfc822 bodyparts.