[Mailman-Developers] case sensitive user names in email addresses

Scott scott@chronis.pobox.com
Sun, 11 Oct 1998 20:37:17 -0400

I just looked at rfc 822 and found that it specifies that username
parts of email addresses be case sensitive except in the case of

I'll look into what is necessary to make mailman do this.


On Sun, Oct 11, 1998 at 07:54:44PM -0400, Scott wrote:
| i've got a mailman site that has a list with a subscriber whose email
| address is case sensitive for the username part.  mailman is
| downcasing the address, and it makes mail to the user bounce user
| unknown. 
| I'm aware that the mail system that is bouncing this address as user
| unknown is pretty darn unusual, but the list admin finds this
| unacceptable. Does anyone know if case sensitive user names are rfc
| complient addresses?
| scott
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