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Re: [vox-jobs] help with a mailto url



On Mon, Oct 20, 2003 at 02:50:28PM -0700, p@dirac.org wrote:
> i want to apply for this job (can you believe this url?):
> 
> http://www.careerbuilder.com/JobSeeker/Jobs/JobDetails.asp?did=J30R06LS56PPBP7SGD&ix=1&CiBookMark=1&lpage=1&jdl=J30R06LS56PPBP7SGD%2CJY4GN6X2Q4P98GFGJ5%2CJ37R8659QJDW42XNNX%2CJ367R73BZ1RNVVFN0V%2CJ25NT60CHMP9XCGFPM%2CJZ47T79QW14Y5K6HT8%2CJY1SP61P9XQ443003R&jobcount=7&strCrit=QID%3DA3846789835344%3Bst%3Da%3Buse%3DALL%3BrawWords%3Dplainsboro%3BCID%3DUS%3BSID%3DNJ%3BTID%3D0%3BENR%3DNO%3BDTP%3DALL%3BYDI%3DYES%3BIND%3DAll%3BPDQ%3DAll%3BJN%3DAll%3BPOY%3DNO%3BETD%3DALL%3BRE%3DALL%3BMGT%3DDC%3BSUP%3DDC%3BFRE%3D30%3BCHL%3DAL%3BQS%3Dhhr%5FJobResults%2Easp%3BSS%3DNO%3BTITL%3D0%3BOB%3Ddf%3BVT%3Ddetail&cbsid=8a17d74509404bccb9e738ea2b7bc2a1%2D119984190%2Dtn%2D1
> 
> and i want to email the application/resume because i dont' really trust
> web resume submissions.  so i click on "Send Email Now", which is a
> mailto link which brings up an xterm running mutt:
> 
> 
>    SGD_CBCB@apply.careerbuilder.com?subject=CareerBuilder: Ref.PPE%20-%20Cons
> 
> 
> but my email gets bounced with the following error:
> 
> 
>    A message that you sent could not be delivered to one or more of its
>    recipients. This is a permanent error. The following address(es) failed:
> 
>       Ref.PPE%20-%20Cons@dirac.org
>    unknown local-part "ref.ppe%20-%20cons" in domain "dirac.org"
> 
> 
> so mutt is not honoring the "?subject=" thing as being the email's
> subject.  i just want to make sure: the above mailto link should send
> email to the recipient:
> 
>    "SGD_CBCB@apply.careerbuilder.com"
> 
> with a subject of:
> 
>    "CareerBuilder: Ref.PPE - Cons"
> 
> that is, the "%20"'s get turned into spaces.  right?
> 
> pete
> 

I would suggest using the web submission thingy.  Just because you don't
trust does not mean it is broken or shady or a pita.  The other reason
is if you mess one thing up, you won't get considered, and you may or
may not know(you did this time, but what about next time?  What if you
do a one off error? )  

Mike
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