[Mailman-Developers] case-sensitive e-mail addresses
Barry A. Warsaw
Wed, 2 May 2001 11:10:31 -0400
>>>>> "JRA" == Jay R Ashworth <email@example.com> writes:
JRA> I'm afraid I must disagree: that section of 2821 implies that
JRA> *may be separate mailboxes*.
I understand that.
JRA> Admittedly, it's a corner case, and very unlikely ever to
JRA> bite us, but doing it that was *does* violate the standard.
Except that Mailman isn't an SMTP server, so it doesn't have to play
by those rules. For a list server, I claim that allowing keys to
differ only by case is confusing and needless generalization. In
practice, I don't remember it ever biting us.