Submit/email form help

Does anyone know of a way to have a submit form on a page without cgi, or javascript. I don't want to use an outside service to host a cgi either. I just need a simple form that emails info to a selected recipient. I'm tired of dealing with different systems and webmaters to get access to cgi-bin read write..etc. I have frontpage but alot of times the webbots aren't loaded correctly on the server or it doesn't work. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks
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Holger101497Commented:
If you neither want to use JavaScript nor CGI, you're down to the very simple (yet effective):

<form action="mailto:yourmail@somewhere.net" method=post  ENCTYPE="multipart/form-data">
  <input type=text name="subject" value="Test2postform-data"><BR>
  <textarea COLS=40 ROWS=10 name="body">Testbody</textarea>
  <input type=submit>
</form>

You can play around with the combinations of ENCTYPE and METHOD to get what you want. If you specify GET and no enctype, the browser opens an e-mail form that the user can still edit. If you specify POST, the form is sent without further user-interaction.
ENCTYPE="multipart/form-data" will encode each form-element as a separate attachment while the "standard" encoding just garbles it into one long string. Just try which one you like best. Either way you can specify a subject-line for these mails by entering "mailto:youraddress@server.com?subject=MySubject" as ACTION.

Hope that's all you need. If it isn't, just ask.

Good luck!
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Holger101497Commented:
Hello? Still there? I would appreciate it if you could grade my answer because it turns into an automatic "C" otherwise! I think this answer deserves better!
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Thanks!
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graphicsAuthor Commented:
Sorry about the delay! Thank-you very much! Great service!
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