The mailto:link at the bottom of the page is interpreted wrongly by GMail -- it actually opens mail with "team meta.pm@stackexchange.com" instead of "team+meta.pm@stackexchange.com"

I'm not sure whether it should be addressed to SE team or more to Google but maybe there's tweak which would make it work.

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    This should be fixed when we next build (i.e. when the number bottom-right is something other than 2011.4.19.3) Apr 19 '11 at 5:53
  • Indeed, works well at the moment. Thanks. Apr 20 '11 at 11:58

I can't reproduce this. When I click the link I get a mail correctly composed to


Note that + is indeed a valid URL character, but now that I think about this -- maybe you're right.

a + typically means "space" in a URL, e.g.


I don't really think of a mailto: as a URL, but perhaps it is?

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  • The difference might be using FF 3.6.16 which asks me about mail client I want to use. The default one is Outlook but I choose GMail. Anyway, it seems you guys have already figured it out. Apr 19 '11 at 7:04

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