[Mailman-Users] Slash in email address???

David Gibbs david at midrange.com
Thu Aug 16 13:29:52 CEST 2001

At 04:48 AM 8/16/2001, Enriko Groen wrote:
> > How do you deal with a slash '/' in the email address of a subscriber?
>Reply to the user stating to get another/different emailaddress.
>Using things like '/' and '&' in your mailadress is basicly a bad idea.

Well, be that as it may ... if SMTP servers don't have a problem with the 
email address, neither should Mailman.

>You might solve the problem for him, but on another server he will have the
>same problem.
>People are free not to follow standards, but they should not complain if
>things fail.

Can you show me the standard that says "no slashes in email 
addresses"?  That might give me the ammo to ask the user to have his email 
address changed.



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