Re: "The users are getting dumber..."

From: Bill Wichers <>
Date: Tue, 21 Apr 1998 22:48:18 -0400 (EDT)

I know this is really scary, but I've had several users get confused when
using the <> brackets. They don't understand that the text AND the
brackets are to be replaced with the new string. I suggest not putting the
email address in any brackets so that the users don't try sending email to

Of course some of my headaches would go away if the users didn't know how
to contact me, but that wouldn't make the clients too happy :-)


On Mon, 20 Apr 1998, David J N Begley wrote:

> How about an alternative, such as:
> Please check with the cache administrator at <_cacheadm@proxy.mydom_>
> if you believe this is incorrect.
> Here, the address inside the angled brackets becomes both the address in
> the "mailto:" URL and the text of the hyperlink
Received on Tue Apr 21 1998 - 19:50:53 MDT

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