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Re: [Nmh-workers] repl doesn't like return address

From: Christian Neukirchen
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] repl doesn't like return address
Date: Wed, 02 Sep 2015 14:25:45 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.5 (gnu/linux)

Ralph Corderoy <address@hidden> writes:

> I think it's more complex than that?  David pointed us at
> https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5322 and that says
>     name-addr     =  [display-name] angle-addr
>     display-name  =  phrase
>     phrase        =  1*word / obs-phrase
>     obs-phrase    =  word *(word / "." / CFWS)
>     word          =  atom / quoted-string
>     atom          =  [CFWS] 1*atext [CFWS]
>     atext         =  # One of A-Z, a-z, 0-9, or "!#$%&'*+-/=?^_`{|}~".
> Given atext doesn't include a `.', the one or more words that make up
> phrase can't be `Dr. Seuss', or `foo.bar'.  But they are allowed by
> obs-phrase as long as they're not at the beginning.  So those two
> examples are both parsed as obs-phrase with `.' being the middle token.
> `obs' means `obsolete', and is explained in section 4.  It's mostly to
> cover old syntax that's no longer welcome;  it MUST be accepted as I may
> have old emails or old software that follows earlier RFCs, but it MUST
> NOT be generated any more.

That means your From: (and my From:...) should not have been generated
anymore, because we have two unquoted words in front of the angle-addr?

Christian Neukirchen  <address@hidden>  http://chneukirchen.org

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