From: Jason McCarty (bclg_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-07-21 17:34:28
Miro Jurisic wrote:
> My client DTRT, but from reports throughout this thread, it sounds
> like Mozilla is broken in this regard, which is very sad.
> For those of you interested in getting this class of bugs fixed in
> your newsreaders and mail clients, please file bugs referring to
> appendix of RFC 1738, which states:
> [...] it is convenient to have a separate syntactic wrapper that
> delimits the URL and separates it from the rest of the text, and in
> particular from punctuation marks that might be mistaken for part of
> the URL. For this purpose, is recommended that angle brackets ("<" and
> ">"), along with the prefix "URL:", be used to delimit the boundaries
> of the URL. This wrapper does not form part of the URL and should not
> be used in contexts in which delimiters are already specified.
I hope you realize that your URLs did not include the "URL:" prefix
recommended above... perhaps more clients could cope if it did (though I
have my doubts).
-- Jason McCarty <bclg_at_[hidden]>
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