[Mailman-Users] Spaces in Email Addresses (the nightmare continues)

Brad Knowles brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Tue Aug 24 13:03:46 CEST 2004

At 10:20 PM -0500 2004-08-23, John Price wrote:

>  If they were going to obsolete RFC822, why would they
>  leave all this in there???  Who needs control characters
>  in any email, period?

	Gack!  I'm sorry, I hadn't fully read that part of the spec yet.

	I do not know why they decided to take a bad situation and make 
it even worse.  Sigh....

Brad Knowles, <brad at stop.mail-abuse.org>

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