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Subject: Re: DoSomething opportunity
From: Michelle Dick <artemis @ rahul . net>
Date: Fri, 24 Nov 95 18:33:10 -0800
To: list-managers @ greatcircle . com
Cc: spam @ zorch . sf-bay . org
In-reply-to: <199511250017 . TAA22998 @ access2 . digex . net>

Al wrote:
> 
> In the quote above <Harald .
 T .
 Alvestrand @
 uninett .
 no> asks for
> volunteers to formulate an IETF position on how a WebTool should
> handle a "Mailto:" URL so as not to exploit nor amplify the
> SecurityHoles in Internet Mail.

I'm skeptical that much can be done.  I'm working on another front:
trying to inform people that web netiquette requires that one never
ever ever put up a mailto: address without express consent from the
recipient at that address.

It's just downright rude.

--
Michelle Dick       artemis @
 rahul .
 net       East Palo Alto, CA
          Owner, FATFREE Vegetarian Mailing List



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