[thelist] mailto with complete subject and message body

T. H. Grejc gmane at cis.u7.da.ru
Mon May 17 15:42:13 CDT 2004

Dan CRACIUN wrote:

> Hi all,
> One of my clients wants to have on the article pages a link that will 
> open the viewers mail client with the subject and message body allready 
> filled (and the to: left blank):
> subject: Article no. 1592: Some title;
> body: article contents
> Is this possible? So far my googling turned out nothing. I seem to 
> recall I've seen somewhere a link that completed the to and subject 
> lines in the mail client, but not the body too.
> I know I can do it server side with a form, but the client doesn't want 
> to use it's smtp server, but the viewers mail account.

It is possible but it is really not a good idea. Convince your client to 
use a form.

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