Re: Mail addresses as URLs (clarification)

timbl (Tim Berners-Lee)
Date: Wed, 12 May 93 22:51:15 MET DST
From: timbl (Tim Berners-Lee)
Message-id: <9305122051.AA09268@ >
Subject: Re: Mail addresses as URLs (clarification)
The ADDRESS tag is used for formatting things in an addres-like
way.  people use it for all kinds of stuff email and paper mail
addresses, etc etc.  It is a visible thing, not a hidden link.

There are many more uses of the mailto: URL.

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	Subject: Re: Mail addresses as URLs (clarification) 
	In-Reply-To: Marc Andreessen's message of Wed, 12 May 93 13:21:50 CDT.
	Organization: Berkeley Software Design, Inc.
	Date: Wed, 12 May 1993 14:00:23 -0500
	From: Tony Sanders <>

	Just a thought, couldn't the broswer allow selection of <ADDRESS>...</ADDRESS>
	fields and pop up a mail dialog with that data in the To: field?  Or something
	along those lines?

	Maybe I don't fully understand the problem you are trying to solve
	(please educate me if that is the case).

	Omit needless features -- paraphrasing William Strunk Jr.