I don't disagree... but that's an artifact of software design,
and I've seen systems where "www.zebra.com" also
clickable. Microsoft Outlook, unfortunately, is the former.
Certainly if you objective is to make it clickable, that's
different from properly displaying your web address
correctly in a magazine or TV ad.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Marion Gunn [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Monday, May 31, 1999 12:10 PM
> To: Unicode List
> Subject: Re: Internationalization--Phone Number Writing Conventions
> Hohberger, Clive P. wrote:
> > ...
> > Also: Keep in mind that "http://" is also an escape sequence. My
> > address is
> > not "http://www.zebra.com" it is "www.zebra.com" People in the
> > are also finally
> > beginning to realize that and starting to write their Web
> > correctly.
> > Clive Hohberger
> > Zebra Technologies
> > Chicago
> On the contrary, I hope that people will not do as would seem to be
> suggested above, but rather continue giving their addresses in full,
> including that initial escape sequence, as this (at least for now) is
> the only guarantee I know that an address will become a highlighted,
> immediately clickable link from inside a mail message.
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