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Multiple recepients on mail form with mailto:...?

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Whell, like the title says' is it possible to send one message to multiple recepients using a mailform on a web-page?

and if so, how do i do that?
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<A
HREF="mailto:bill@whitehouse bill@microsoft">
Mail to Gates & Clinton
</A>

works.
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by:topkapi
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First of all: there goes a ; between the recepients.

But most important: i want to use a MAIL-FORM on a WEB-PAGE!
I don't want to use <A HREF="mailto:adress1;addres2;etc..">


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At least with Netscape I am able to:
<form action='mailto:name1@somewhere.com, name2@else.com' method=post>

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by:topkapi
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Thanks. It works with M$IE 4.0 as well.
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> First of all: there goes a ; between the reciiipients.

Incorrect.


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Glad it works in both.  You have saved me needing to test it in the other browser.  Actually I would guess that this will work with any browser that supports the <form action=mailto: since my assumption is that the address parsing is not being done on the browser but only by your mail agent.

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jhurst wrote:
> my assumption is that the address parsing
> is not being done on the browser
> but only by your mail agent.

Sort-of-correct.
The browser parses everything between
the "opening-quote" and the "closing-quote"
and passes that to the mail-agent.
The mail-agent parses the "<text><blank><text>"
into two occurrences of "<text>",
and sends E-mail to each recipient.

Obviously, the "opening-quote" and the
"closing-quote" can usually be omitted,
whenever the text between the quotes
is "blank-free", and the browser's parser
will find either a "blank" or a '>'
as a "string-termination" character.
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