Re: add "http://" to your 'www' addresses

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From: laura halliday (marsgal42@hotmail.com)
Date: Mon Apr 02 2001 - 17:32:19 CDT


Phil VA3UX wrote:

>For those that aren't familiar with HTML, adding " http:// "
>(without the quotes) in front of a web address (such as
>www.xyz.com) turns it into a live link in the body of the
>message...

The usual convention, as understood by all email programs,
is to set URLs off with <> - this avoids any confusion over
where the URL ends and the text resumes, because <> are not
valid characters in URLs. The sample URL is then
<http://www.sec.noaa.gov/today.html>, with no ambiguity.

Laura Halliday VE7LDH "Que les nuages soient notre
Grid: CN89mg pied a terre..."
ICBM: 49 15.042 N 122 59.053 W - Hospital/Shafte

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