[Mailman-Developers] case-sensitive e-mail addresses
Barry A. Warsaw
Wed, 2 May 2001 10:17:37 -0400
>>>>> "S" == SillyGod <email@example.com> writes:
S> Please, could someone advise me if there is still an issue with
S> using case-sensitive e-mail addresses with mailman?
S> ie. firstname.lastname@example.org vs. John.Doe@email.com would both get
S> delivered? Or would the case-incorrect version bounce?
Mailman is case-preserving case-insensitive w.r.t. email addresses.
What this means is that you cannot subscribe both email@example.com
and John.Doe@email.com; they are considered the same address for
However, Mailman will case-preserve the username part of the address,
so that if you subscribe John.Doe@email.com, messages will be sent to
John.Doe@email.com and not firstname.lastname@example.org.