Current desktop detection / app access
jody at novell.com
Thu Aug 12 16:58:10 EEST 2004
On Thu, Aug 12, 2004 at 01:19:12PM +0100, Dave Cridland wrote:
> A summary:
> Traditional style would mean that one arbitrary 'to' recipient was
> encoded directly, as 'mailto:foo at example.com' - any URI unsafe
> characters would be URI encoded, although those should only appear on
> the local-part, and should also be pretty rare. (I can't recall if
> underscores are normal or not.)
> Either way, any header fields, plus bcc and body, are encoded like
> queries on URIs everywhere else. The funny exception would be the
> 'to' header, if any, which was placed directly after the scheme.
There are some hidden gottchas to be wary of. Different mailers
support different pieces of the spec.
mutt will not accept a mailto without a destination address.
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