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Bug#523282: qa.debian.org: Email address in package overview is case-specific

jeffrey.ratcliffe@gmail.com writes:

> The email address in the package overview is case-specific, ie
> http://qa.debian.org/developer.php?login=jeffrey.ratcliffe@gmail.com
> does not produce the same report as
> http://qa.debian.org/developer.php?login=Jeffrey.Ratcliffe@gmail.com

While not horribly useful under most circumstances, the mail standards
actually specify that the left-hand side of an e-mail address is
case-sensitive.  Those are, per RFC 5322, actually two different e-mail

Nearly all mail software treats them as the same address for delivery
purposes, but it's possible to configure mail software to not do so.

I don't know what this implies about what the QA software should do, but
Lintian, for instance, would not consider those two addresses as matching
because of that standard.

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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