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Yahoo Mail includes trailing angle brackets in links

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If you email your users links and wrap the links in angle brackets, beware
users using Yahoo Mail. It includes the trailing angle bracket in the link,
preventing it from working. (This was happening with my site's "forgotten
password" system, so people couldn't reset their passwords.)

As a workaround, you can have your code check for a trailing ">" and strip
it before further processing. I submitted a bug report using Yahoo's
generic bug form, but couldn't find any Mail-specific place to report bugs
with their service.
Aug 11 '06 #1
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Kenneth Porter wrote:
If you email your users links and wrap the links in angle brackets, beware
users using Yahoo Mail. It includes the trailing angle bracket in the link,
preventing it from working. (This was happening with my site's "forgotten
password" system, so people couldn't reset their passwords.)

As a workaround, you can have your code check for a trailing ">" and strip
it before further processing. I submitted a bug report using Yahoo's
generic bug form, but couldn't find any Mail-specific place to report bugs
with their service.
http://docs.yahoo.com/info/support/contacts/bugs.html

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Aug 13 '06 #2

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"R. Rajesh Jeba Anbiah" <ng**********@rediffmail.comwrote in
news:11**********************@p79g2000cwp.googlegr oups.com:
>As a workaround, you can have your code check for a trailing ">" and
strip it before further processing. I submitted a bug report using
Yahoo's generic bug form, but couldn't find any Mail-specific place
to report bugs with their service.

http://docs.yahoo.com/info/support/contacts/bugs.html
Yep, that looks like the "generic" form I used to report it.
Aug 13 '06 #3

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