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

Scott scott@chronis.pobox.com
Mon, 12 Oct 1998 10:22:05 -0400

yup, most unix systems won't support case sensitive user names.  i
also think mailman should preserve case for the user name portion of
email addresses.  it really should be rfc complient to work in


On Mon, Oct 12, 1998 at 02:45:10PM +0200, Tomas Fasth wrote:
| Well, to be exact, rfc 822 says "case preserved" which is not quite the
| same. Sendmail for example is not case sensitive when looking up aliases,
| but still preserves the case when rewriting addresses.
| In any case (!) I don't think it's a bad thing to make Mailman handle
| adresses in a case transparent manner.
| tomas