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Re: [bug-mailutils] email address from address_t object

From: Sam Roberts
Subject: Re: [bug-mailutils] email address from address_t object
Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2004 12:50:17 -0400
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Wrote Sergey Poznyakoff <address@hidden>, on Fri, Apr 09, 2004 at 12:18:44PM 
> Amit Jhawar <address@hidden> wrote:
> > I create an address_t object with email address: ".12345"@domain.com
> > 
> > But address_aget_email() returns address@hidden
> >
> > since this address is not RFC compliant, shouldn't mailutils return me
> > ".12345"@domain.com?

You're right.

'.' is allowed to show up anywhere in the local-part unquoted... except
as the first or last character! Sigh.

There is quoting logic, if I remember correctly, but it is looking for
characters that must always be quoted, it doesn't check for a '.' as the
first or last character.


Sam Roberts <address@hidden>

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