Re: Mailto misnamed not misdesigned (Was: Hyperlinks depend on GET (was: Re: REST and the Web))

On 2002-04-04 06:52 PM, "Roy T. Fielding" <> wrote:

> I absolutely agree that what we should have is a URI for a mailbox that can be
> placed in a form for defining the action of a POST, but mailto was created
> before FORM was invented.

FWIW, you can do this in a number of browsers including Internet Explorer
(which shows a security warning).

You might be able to test your browser at:<form%20method="post"%20action="ma"><input%20name="bar"%20type="text"%20/>%20<input%20type=

All the best,
[ "Aaron Swartz" ; <> ; <> ]

Received on Sunday, 7 April 2002 11:09:01 UTC