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From: "Diane Sowden" <>
Subject: Re: [LO] I gave the website to a list - and a lister got this message
Date: Fri, 8 Oct 2004 11:27:14 +0100
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Cor!! That is a clever one - why didn't I know that one before!!

Diane
----- Original Message -----
From: "Lainee Denton-Jones" <>
To: "Diane Sowden" <>;
<>
Sent: Friday, October 08, 2004 11:39 AM
Subject: Re: [LO] I gave the website to a list - and a lister got this
message


> Diane,
>
> In the url you tried to send:
>
>
http://www.law.harvard.edu/library/collections/special/collections/manuscripts/deeds/
>
> you would keep deleting:
>
>
http://www.law.harvard.edu/library/collections/special/collections/manuscripts/
>
> http://www.law.harvard.edu/library/collections/special/collections/
>
> http://www.law.harvard.edu/library/collections/special/
>
> http://www.law.harvard.edu/library/collections/
>
> http://www.law.harvard.edu/library/
>
> http://www.law.harvard.edu/
>
> until you get to a page you can get into then you click on links to get
you
> back to where you want to be.
>
> Hope that helps,
>
> Lainee
>
> At 06:08 AM 10/8/04, Diane Sowden wrote:
>
> >What do you mean about 'backing up in the URL' I don't understand that.
> >
> >Diane
> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: "ETM" <>
> >To: <>
> >Sent: Friday, October 08, 2004 10:57 AM
> >Subject: Re: [LO] I gave the website to a list - and a lister got this
> >message
> >
> >
> > > I went for a *real* <grin> mail program and a long url
> > > doesn't wrap and doesn't need the <> symbols.
> > >
>
>http://www.law.harvard.edu/library/collections/special/collections/manuscri
pts/deeds/
> > >
> > > Isn't the <> business a MacIntosh application? AOL users
> > > need their own HTML. What works for one isn't going to work
> > > for everyone. And by the time an email is sent on and on
> > > and on, it has no connection with what the original writer
> > > sent. I've seen urls split and covering five lines after a
> > > few forwards.
> > >
> > > The truth is for most subscribers the key is to tell them to
> > > keep backing up in the url to get to a working link or to
> > > the main page if they cannot figure out how to get to the
> > > linked page because the url wrapped/broke and the users are
> > > too new to computers to understand copy/paste.
> > >
> > > Elaine
>
>



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