[Mailman-Developers] case-sensitive e-mail addresses
Jay R. Ashworth
Wed, 2 May 2001 10:27:06 -0400
On Wed, May 02, 2001 at 10:17:37AM -0400, Barry A. Warsaw wrote:
> >>>>> "S" == SillyGod <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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. email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
> and John.Doe@email.com; they are considered the same address for
> memebership purposes.
Ok... since I know that LHS's are supposed to be treated as if they
*might* be case-sensitive, I dug further.
The controlling paragraphs are 2.4 and 4.1.2 in RFC 2821, both of which
specify that a local-part may be case sensitive.
IE: oops. :-}
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