Eudora users beware...

Mark Nearhos
Thu, 31 Oct 1996 17:55:44 +1000

At 4:03 PM 31/10/96, Bill Fisher wrote:
>I believe that a standard has been authoritatively defined which says that
>a URL appearing in a sentence shoud be enclosed in "<>" characters as in
><>. Unfortunately I cannot remember my source.

RFC1738 <URL:> has an Appendix called
"Recommendations for URLs in Context" which suggests the form
<URL:> when referring
to URLs in a context where they are not interpreted (eg on a piece of

Other RFCs have components that then include this format (eg RFC1808
<URL:> when referring to Base URLs)


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