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Re: New draft, new idea
On 05 Feb 2004, at 4:28 PM, Paul Hoffman / IMC wrote:
At 6:04 PM -0500 2/5/04, Martin Duerst wrote:
Display names are *not* mailbox names.
Yes. But from an end-user's perspective, where exactly is the
The difference exactly is that the display name can be changed or
omitted when entering an email address and the mail still gets to the
correct destination. Display names are optional and have nothing to do
with mail transmission.
(using upper-case for non-ascii)
Currently, I can't tell a user (e.g. in Mexico) to send a mail to
JOSE@xxxxxxxxxxxx With the new proposal, I will still not be able to
tell somebody to send a mail to JOSE@xxxxxxxxxxxx In both cases, I
need to give jose@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Huh? In what program? Mailbox names are case-sensitive. Some
terminating SMTP servers will change case, but that's not part of the
I think that by "(using upper-case for non-ascii)" Martin meant he was
using uppercase to represent arbitrary non-ascii characters in the
email addresses in his example.
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