Using angle brackets

Richard Gaskin ambassador at
Sat Jul 17 11:46:35 CDT 2004

FlexibleLearning at wrote:
 > For what  it's worth, URLs generally work best in email clients when
 > surrounded by  angle brackets  -
 > <>
 > Depending on the email client (AOL especially), such a format can be
 > misinterpreted as a tag and simly become invisible on the page.

The convention of using angle brackets in plain-text email messages to 
denote the boundaries of a URL is more than a decade old.  If an email 
client doesn't honor it that's a bug that the vendor should welcome a 
report on.

  Richard Gaskin
  Fourth World Media Corporation
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