[Users] Address book defaults to lower case

Bob Williams linux at karmasailing.uk
Wed Mar 22 12:13:40 CET 2017

On Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:34:06 +0100
wwp <subscript at free.fr> wrote:

> Hello Bob,
> On Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:28:23 +0000 Bob Williams
> <linux at karmasailing.uk> wrote:
> > When I enter an email address containing upper case characters into
> > the Address Book, it gets converted to all lower case. This has
> > resulted in bounced mail when a server prefers
> > JPublic at somewhere.com to jpublic at somewhere.com.
> > 
> > Is this a bug or a feature? ;-)  
> Feature and even, conform to standards.
> I can't believe a server wants capitalized names in email addresses
> (or case sensitiveness in general). Would you show us the error
> thrown by this server?
I must apologise. I had made an error in the domain part of the address, which is why my message was rejected. I had put *.com instead of *.co.uk. Although the company concerned owns both of those domains, my correspondent's address should have been @*.co.uk.

Sorry for the noise.

Bob Williams
   System:  Linux 4.4.49-16-default
   Distro:  openSUSE 42.2 (x86_64)
   Desktop: KDE Frameworks: 5.26.0, Qt: 5.6.1 and Plasma: 5.8.2
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