Re: mailserver: vs. expanded mailto: URL

Martin Hamilton (martin@mrrl.lut.ac.uk)
Thu, 23 Nov 1995 19:48:54 +0000


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Subject: Re: mailserver: vs. expanded mailto: URL 
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Date: Thu, 23 Nov 1995 19:48:54 +0000
From: Martin Hamilton <martin@mrrl.lut.ac.uk>


Harald.T.Alvestrand@uninett.no writes:

| Note that any system which sends mail without a manual check first
| is, IMHO, dangerous.
| So I certainly hope implementors of both mailto: and mailserver: URLs
| do this stuff carefully....

I hacked up a "mailserver:" patch for X Mosaic which snarfs the 
message into a regular "mailto:" type window.  This seems to be a 
sensible approach - cf. <URL:http://www.roads.lut.ac.uk/~martin/Mosaic
-hacks/mailserver.patch>

Cheerio,

Martin