[Mailman-Users] add mailto: link to the bottom of each posting

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Fri Mar 14 04:54:56 CET 2014

On 03/13/2014 08:29 PM, Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:
> Mark Sapiro writes:
>  > text by default, you couldn't add it as an anchor tag. You would just
>  > have to add something like
>  > 
>  > <mailto:listname at my.domain?subject="subject of the message being read">
>  > 
>  > and hope that the user's MUA would render that as a clickable link.
> This still helps a lot because most users will be able to cut and
> paste.  If the message content-type is "text/plain", I think this is
> an excellent approach.

If one were actually to do this, one should also include an In-Reply-To
fragment with the message-id of the message replied to as this is useful
to archivers and MUAs for threading. E.g.,


Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net>        The highway is for gamblers,
San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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