Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 199638
Browser mailto: link launches Thunderbird with wrong parameters
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:38 EST
Description of problem: Clicking on browser "mailto:.." URL brings up
Thunderbird with wrong arugments
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
How reproducible: always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. View html doc with mailto: URL link, select
2. Thunderbird comes up with to: address = mailto:<desired address>
Actual results: mailto:user@host
Expected results: user@host
Fedora/Gnome's "preferred applications" dialog has an option for "mail reader" =
Thunderbird Mail = "thunderbird mailto:%s". This should be "thunderbird %s"
without "mailto:". Thunderbird will cheerfully send off the mail with an
Workaround: Define a Custom Mail Reader with the correct info.
This looks like a dupe of bug #197135.
Yes, a dupe. Sorry!
Can you change the status of this to a duplicate of bug #197135, instead of
NOTABUG? In a bug I reported, under "Bug Status Change" at the bottom of the
page, there's a choice "Resolve bug, mark it as duplicate of bug # ...".
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 197135 ***