Re: Forms, mailto-URLs, and The Right Thing

Rob Hartill (
Fri, 27 Jan 1995 16:17:02 +0100

> The Right Thing here would be:
> Where the action attribute in a <form> element is a "mailto" URL, and
> the method attribute is "post", create a message on the fly and send
> the contents of the <input>s of the form to the mail address given by
> the URL
> And I would very much like to see other browsers copy the Netscape
> approach.

.but not if that means sending URL encoded mail to human readers when
the form explicitly asks for plain text to be sent.