Ron Dyck wrote on Fri, Aug 30, 2002 at 01:28:34PM -0400:
> Is it safe to assume that email addresses are accepted by all servers case
> insensitive?

accepted, yes, perhaps, but per rfc2821 says:

The local-part of a mailbox MUST BE treated as case sensitive.  Therefore,
SMTP implementations MUST take care to preserve the case of mailbox
local-parts.  Mailbox domains are not case sensitive.  In particular,
for some hosts the user "smith" is different from the user "Smith".
However, exploiting the case sensitivity of mailbox local-parts impedes
interoperability and is discouraged.
Tomasz Orzechowski                                           [EMAIL PROTECTED] systems administration team                                TO630

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