On Aug 17, 2009, at 2:48 PM, Jonathan Groves wrote:
> Paul, thanks for pointing out this problem with the link. I had > wondered why the link didn't work because I had visited the website > with that particular address at the time I wrote that post. > I assumed that if putting a period at the end of a link would cause > no problems, then there should be no problems with commas at the end. > But I was wrong. I'm sorry that this problem happened, and I thank > you for this clarification.
Even better is to enclose URLs in <>, as in <http://clem.mscd.edu/%7Etalmanl/MathAnim.html >. Most mail browsers deal with this correctly and present a live, functioning link. And people who don't use such a mail browser are likely to be savvy enough to know how to cut and paste the URL correctly.
--Lou Talman Department of Mathematical & Computer Sciences Metropolitan State College of Denver