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Re: Error processing Fedora accounts e-mail



Le jeudi 23 juin 2005 à 01:26 +0200, Ralf Ertzinger a écrit :
> Hi.
> 
> Ralf Ertzinger <fedora camperquake de> wrote:
> 
> > I have not found a special notion of this, but it is also not
> > specified that the local part is to be treated as case insensitive, and
> > thus "Foo" and "foo" are different.
> 
> Ah, found it.
> 
> RfC 2821, part 2.4, second paragraph:
> 
>    Verbs and argument values (e.g., "TO:" or "to:" in the RCPT command
>    and extension name keywords) are not case sensitive, with the sole
>    exception in this specification of a mailbox local-part (SMTP
>    Extensions may explicitly specify case-sensitive elements).  That is,
>    a command verb, an argument value other than a mailbox local-part,
>    and free form text MAY be encoded in upper case, lower case, or any
>    mixture of upper and lower case with no impact on its meaning.  This
>    is NOT true of a mailbox local-part.  The local-part of a mailbox
>    MUST BE treated as case sensitive.

Stupid RFC part that no one follows...

Ah well I'll add another uid to my key - yet another reason for rpm to
choke on it later.

-- 
Nicolas Mailhot

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