Date: Fri, 6 Feb 1998 12:31:38 -0500 (EST) From: "Russell Steven Shawn O'Connor" <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: email@example.com Message-ID: <Pine.SOL.3.95q.980206123036.7175Afirstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Re: LinkType MADE On Fri, 6 Feb 1998, Benjamin Franz wrote: > On Fri, 6 Feb 1998, Russell Steven Shawn O'Connor wrote: > Possibly because both 'made' and 'owner' have been so extensively strip > mined by web crawling spambots that even people who *used* to use them now > deliberately omit them to reduce their junk mail load. I *NEVER* expose an > email address on a web page directly if I can help it. This reduces the usefulness of your web page to your readers. It also isn't a reason to revome it from the spces. > And I would say they are of very little use otherwise since you couldn't > even fill the fingers of one hand with the number of browsers that do > something intelligent with it. Lack of browser support is not a good reason to remove it from the specs. > Last time I checked, even Lynx couldn't handle anything except mailto: > for the HREF - handling http: would be much better since I could direct > people to a page with real information. The Lynx I have handles http links. -- Russell O'Connor email@example.com <URL:http://www.undergrad.math.uwaterloo.ca/%7Eroconnor/> "And truth irreversibly destroys the meaning of its own message" -- Anindita Dutta, "The Paradox of Truth, the Truth of Entropy"