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Re: colons in usernames not accepted by zmailer

On Fri, 4 Aug 1995 starke@unix.worldcom.com wrote:

>   I saw this question in the archives, but never saw an answer.
>   The problem I'm seeing is that zmailer is rejecting mail that has a 
> colon in the username.  I'm trying to convert to from sendmail, which 
> has always accepted this address format.
>   An example would be: starke:wolf@notes.worldcom.com

  You should read RFC 821.  The ":" is used as hostname separator in the 
return path (MAIL FROM).