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Re: Allowing @ in user names?

On Sat, Oct 07, 2006 at 01:34:35PM -0400, Roberto C. Sanchez wrote:
> I'm thinking of this slightly obscure service called email.  It might
> possibly be affected by such brain damage.  Why can't the bug submitter
> make to with +, ., and other such characters?

According to my very brief examination of RFC2822, a quoted-string is
permitted as the local prt of an address, so it should be possible to
address email to, for example, "username@withatsign"@example.com.

-- John

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