[Mailman-Users] Spaces in Email Addresses

Brad Knowles brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Tue Aug 24 00:11:31 CEST 2004

At 3:53 PM -0500 2004-08-23, John Price wrote:

>  Actually, according to RFC822 (section 3.4.1), spaces are
>  allowed in email addresses:

	RFC 822 has been superceded for quite some time.  See 
<http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc2822.txt> instead.  The wording is 
more difficult for me to read, but from what I've been able to gather 
so far, the use of space characters is no longer allowed.

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