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Re: HTML and LISTSERV

From: Daniel W. Connolly <connolly@beach.w3.org>
Date: Fri, 25 Aug 1995 10:12:23 -0400
Message-Id: <199508251412.KAA07392@beach.w3.org>
To: steveha@cix.compulink.co.uk
Cc: www-talk@w3.org
In message <memo.433895@cix.compulink.co.uk>, Steve Harris writes:
>I'm an extreme novice at HTML and I have the temerity to suggest a "gap" 
>in the language that might be easily and usefully filled.
>
>It's easy enough to create a straight "mailto" link but if the link is to 
>a mailing list (such as LISTSERV types) or other mail driven resource, the 
>user has to type in "SUBSCRIBE WHATEVER-L "John Doe" or something.

This is more of a URL issue than an html issue.

You might check out the mailserver: URL draft:

"Mailserver URL Specification", Paul E. Hoffman, 07 Jul 1995.
<draft-ietf-uri-url-mailserver-02.txt> 
     A new URL scheme, "mailserver", is defined. It allows mail client software to create
     RFC822 mail messages from a URL. 

ftp://www.ics.uci.edu/pub/ietf/uri/draft-ietf-uri-url-mailserver-02.txt


Dan
Received on Friday, 25 August 1995 10:12:27 GMT

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