Re: Specifying a URL in an e-mail

Subject: Re: Specifying a URL in an e-mail
From: "Marvin W. Miller" <Marvin_Miller -at- SEC -dot- SEL -dot- SONY -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 6 Feb 1996 08:05:22 -0800

This is also a feature of TCP/Connect II from Intercon.




> Fellow TECHWR-Lers:

> The Netscape 2.0 mail program, and apprently the newest version of
> Eudora, recognize URLs in e-mail messages and set up the
> link automatically. They only do this is the URL is complete.
> Consequently, if you specify a URL in a message that you would
> like readers to visit, I ask that you write out the URL completely.
> For example, someone recommended we have a look
> at

> www.software.hosting.ibm.com/year2000/index.html

> Because the URL is incomplete, Netscape did not recognize it and
> did create an HREF tag.

> http://www.software.hosting.ibm.com/year2000/index.html

> will work.

> ...just an idea for improving communication.

> -Mike

> --

> Michael Andrew Uhl, Lead Technical Writer (uhl -at- vislab -dot- epa -dot- gov)
> Lockheed Martin, Primary Support Contractor to US EPA
> National Environmental Supercomputing Center (NESC)



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