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Mailto [url] not working help?

Author Anonymous
Guest
#1 | Posted: 9 Jul 2006 15:39 
Hi, I'm a newbie and have just installed this cool software for my site, however I don't seem to be able to get the BB code function where links are automatically reformatted in the text of my posts. Any help as to what I should be checking?

[url=mailto:test@test.com]this is a test email link[/url]

Author Paul
Lead Developer
#2 | Posted: 10 Jul 2006 07:03 | Edited by: Paul 
mailto: link will not work. URL must begin only with http:// (or https:// ) We are not supporting direct emailing link because of spam collectors.

Author Anonymous
Guest
#3 | Posted: 18 Jan 2008 12:01 
Hi Paul,

I think if a spam collector can open a HTML stream, he will be able to pickup the email addresses anyway, weather it's a mailto link or not. From this point of view setting mailto links (or even converting email addresse to links automatically) would not make the forum more insecure.

Regards,
Reinhold

Author Paul
Lead Developer
#4 | Posted: 18 Jan 2008 13:37 
I know it for sure :-) The thread is about user tried to use mailto: links in the URL tag. It won't work in miniBB anyway.

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