Re: [Evolution] possible bug with hyperlink in e-mail

On Tue, 2002-10-29 at 15:07, Janus Christensen wrote:
On tir, 2002-10-29 at 21:41, Monte Ohrt wrote:

I get a newsletter with hyperlinks like this:


When I click on the link, it comes up in the browser mangled. You'll see
that the comma character gets translated to %2c, that might be part of
the problem. If I right-click and copy the link location then paste into
the browser, it works.

FYI, the link works OK from the mozilla mail client.

And with Evolution - at least it does for me.

I noticed that the dealnews site redirects the URL, but I think the
problem originates from the link in the e-mail client.

Gets redirected to


Yes that is what is supposed to happen. When _I_ click the link, the
browser gets sent to:

and dealnews redirects that to:

It is not dealnews that is the problem either. I just sent myself a test
e-mail with a bogus hyperlink, and what happens is the comma gets
translated to "%2c" before it hits the browser. I wonder what could be
causing that. Something in my gnome environment?

Janus Christensen ______________________________________________________
I want something that'll give me the stamina of a young werewolf, the
vision of a shaman, the thoughts of a serial killer and the gentleness
of a hungry vampire bat.  --  Spider Jerusalem, Transmetropolitan
Monte Ohrt <monte ispi net>

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