There was a discussion on the qpsmtpd list recently that touched on
this. It seems spaces are legit, but note that if one is to be
compliant with the RFC then addresses must be rejected if they don't
contain angle brackets. Qmail doesn't enforce this, but there are
patches for it.
IMHO anyone expecting to use email addresses containing spaces is out
of their mind, and asking for trouble, but that's just me, not the RFC
On 26/09/2006, at 15:20, Tom Collins wrote:
There's a tracker item on SourceForge about vdelivermail not
accepting email addresses with spaces in the local part (something
like "a b [EMAIL PROTECTED]"). The problem is that qmail-smtpd accepts
them as valid, but vdelivermail does not.
Anyone want to weigh in with an opinion before I make some change
we'll regret? I doubt anyone is using spaces, but a quick web search
seems to imply (discussion of RFC2822) that they're legal (along with
a lot of other crap).
Tom Collins - [EMAIL PROTECTED]
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