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Re: mail address with . before @


Robert Hanzlik:
> the other one problem I have, there are e-mail accounts with the "."
> before @ (like ivan.@somewhere.on.net) and zmailer is slightly returning
> mails for addresses like this with error message (last CVS version).
> Is it possible to patch/hack/correct this problem?
Yes. Tell the originator to write correct addresses. In this case,
quote them: it should be "ivan."@somewhere.

IMHO, it's unfortunate that sendmail and its compatriots accept almost
any line noise and try to parse it as a valid address. I'm very happy
about Zmailer being strict about the address syntax -- and it cuts down
on spam, too. ;-)

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This is from WGIR this morning - an unidentified caller mentioned he had taken
his own "unofficial" poll this morning by counting those election signs people
set up in their yards at primary time.
    He figures the winner will be "For Sale".