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Re: mailto: links being converted to lowercase

From: Reinier Post <reinpost@win.tue.nl>
Date: Fri, 2 Feb 2001 02:07:10 +0100
Message-ID: <20010202020710.D16174@win.tue.nl>
To: www-talk@w3.org
On Wed, Jan 31, 2001 at 02:50:51PM -0500, William F. Hammond wrote:
> "Fish" (David B. Trout) <fish@infidels.org> writes:
> 
> > 3. Isn't this a more of a support question better answered by
> > Microsoft Technical Support (or by one of the public microsoft Usenet
> > forums) than a www-talk question?
> 
> Absolutely.  But it gives us a chance to reflect on the situation that
> there is no public cross-platform protocol for getting independently
> written mailers and browsers to talk together, and that would be a
> good thing to have.

Well, SMTP and POP/IMAP are just that, but they do depend on the idea
of a user account having a mailbox, and SMTP lacks authentication.

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Reinier Post					 reinpost@win.tue.nl
Received on Thursday, 1 February 2001 20:07:20 GMT

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