Re: Addition to the FORM tag

Chad Zimmerman (czimmerm@NMSU.Edu)
Sun, 22 Sep 1996 20:44:36 -0600 (MDT)


Date: Sun, 22 Sep 1996 20:44:36 -0600 (MDT)
From: Chad Zimmerman <czimmerm@NMSU.Edu>
To: Brent Maxwell <brentm@geocities.com>
Cc: www-html@w3.org
Subject: Re: Addition to the FORM tag
In-Reply-To: <3245F54E.507B@geocities.com>
Message-Id: <Pine.SUN.3.91.960922204244.16192B-100000@wilma>

On Sun, 22 Sep 1996, Brent Maxwell wrote:

> One thing I've found that is a pain, is making a cgi script for sending
> form data to an e-mail address.  I'm thinking a nice idea would be an
> addition to the FORM tag that would allow you to define the METHOD as
> MAIL, or something like that, and then in the ACTION part, you'd put an
> e-mail address to send to.  It would make a routine job much easier. 
> Any comments on this, I'd be glad to hear them.
> -- 
>                                  Brent Maxwell
>                              brentm@geocities.com
 
Do you mean this?
<form action="mailto:user@domain.what" method="post"> 
If it is, I already use that on most my forms.

Chad

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