Re: Comments on draft-duerst-mailto-bis-04.txt, please

Martin Duerst scripsit:

> In particular, the current spec for mailto:, RFC 2368, contains
> some advice against using a bcc field in a mailto: URI, but this
> doesn't seem to be followed, and we were unable to find any reason,
> so we removed it. Comments on this (both positive and negative,
> if possible with reasons) would be appreciated.

The whole point of bcc: is to keep certain recipients secret,
but if they are exposed in the mailto: URL, they are hardly
a secret any more, eh?

John Cowan
The known is finite, the unknown infinite; intellectually we stand
on an islet in the midst of an illimitable ocean of inexplicability.
Our business in every generation is to reclaim a little more land,
to add something to the extent and the solidity of our possessions.
        --Thomas Henry Huxley

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