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FYI: mailto URL draft

From: Jim Whitehead <ejw@ics.uci.edu>
Date: Wed, 26 Mar 1997 18:14:28 -0800
Message-Id: <af5f87d93102100457a2@[]>
To: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
One thing we need to remember is that everytime we specify a URI, it could
be a mailto URL.  Here is the latest mailto URL draft.

- Jim

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>Subject: I-D ACTION:draft-hoffman-mailto-url-01.txt
>Date: Wed, 26 Mar 1997 09:48:52 -0500
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> A Revised Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts
> directories.
>       Title     : The mailto URL scheme
>       Author(s) : P. Hoffman, L. Masinter
>       Filename  : draft-hoffman-mailto-url-01.txt
>       Pages     : 4
>       Date      : 03/25/1997
>This document defines the format of Uniform Resource Locators (URL) for
>designating electronic mail addresses. It is one of a suite of documents
>which replace RFC 1738, "Uniform Resource Locators", and RFC 1808,
>"Relative Uniform Resource Locators". The syntax of "mailto" URLs from RFC
>1738 is extended to allow creation of more RFC 822 messages by allowing the
>URL to express additional header and body fields.
>Internet-Drafts are available by anonymous FTP.  Login with the username
>"anonymous" and a password of your e-mail address.  After logging in,
>type "cd internet-drafts" and then
>     "get draft-hoffman-mailto-url-01.txt".
>A URL for the Internet-Draft is:
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>Internet-Drafts are also available by mail.
>Send a message to:  mailserv@ds.internic.net. In the body type:
>     "FILE /internet-drafts/draft-hoffman-mailto-url-01.txt".
>NOTE: The mail server at ds.internic.net can return the document in
>      MIME-encoded form by using the "mpack" utility.  To use this
>      feature, insert the command "ENCODING mime" before the "FILE"
>      command.  To decode the response(s), you will need "munpack" or
>      a MIME-compliant mail reader.  Different MIME-compliant mail readers
>      exhibit different behavior, especially when dealing with
>      "multipart" MIME messages (i.e., documents which have been split
>      up into multiple messages), so check your local documentation on
>      how to manipulate these messages.
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