[Users] Stripping of quotes in email addresses in the address book

Ricardo Mones ricardo at mones.org
Fri Oct 11 10:03:23 CEST 2013

On Fri, Oct 11, 2013 at 08:43:51AM +0100, Paul wrote:
> On Thu, 10 Oct 2013 16:39:34 -0600
> Jonathan Corbet <corbet-claws at lwn.net> wrote: 
> > Somehow the address book strips the quotes; the resulting address
> > is not SMTP-correct and causes the mail to be bounced in places.
> AFAIK, there's no RFC that says a name with a dot in it should be
> quoted for the SMTP server, and certainly most SMTP servers don't
> have a problem with that.

  Well, RFC 2822¹ §4.1 “Miscellaneous obsolete tokens” seem to explicitly
say the opposite.


  Ricardo Mones 
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