Re: Mdash and Textarea answers

Walter Ian Kaye (walter@natural-innovations.com)
Tue, 22 Jul 1997 08:39:53 -0700


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Date: Tue, 22 Jul 1997 08:39:53 -0700
To: www-html@w3.org
From: Walter Ian Kaye <walter@natural-innovations.com>
Subject: Re: Mdash and Textarea answers

At 10:06a -0400 07/22/97, Marc A. Duncan wrote:
 > >
 > > <A HREF="mailto:someone@blabla.com?subject = This is the Subject">
 > >
 > > This will place the subject, "This is the Subject," into the subject
 > > field in an e-mail message from a link on an HTML page.
 > >
 > >
 > I just noticed that the HTML line that I wrote in this message comes out as
 > a link in my e-mail program.  Don't test that link in your e-mail unless
 > your e-mail is set to use HTML.  Otherwise, it will come out as a syntax
 > error.  It will work on your HTML page.  Sorry, if I have caused you any
 > confusion.

Actually, the problem there is the spaces (ick, lost my parallelism!).
Try <A HREF="mailto:someone@blabla.com?subject=This%20is%20the%20Subject">
instead. These URLs work perfectly in Eudora 3.1, and do not require HTML
(although the 'A HREF=' part only makes sense for HTML).

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