[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: seeking: Ian Jackson

On Wed, 10 Oct 2007 22:42:35 +0200, Florian Weimer wrote:
> Internet mail
> addresses (which are passed to /usr/sbin/sendmail, for instance) must be
> canonicalized before they are used in SMTP.  At least that's the theory;
> Exim doesn't do it.

And apparently on purpose:
	Exim deliberately doesn't do this. We had no end of trouble in the days 
	before I wrote Exim with other MTAs that made dreadful messes in this 
	area, so I stayed well clear.
Although, as usual, it can be forced to if need be.

Michał Politowski
Talking has been known to lead to communication if practiced carelessly.

Attachment: signature.asc
Description: Digital signature

Reply to: