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Re: [SLUG] Dumb email question

Graeme Merrall wrote:

> I've just noticed that + seems to be a valid char in email addresses which
> is news to me :)

... but will it work with all mail programs?  I seem to recall + being used to
route messages between hosts:  something like

Or it may be case of something that should work according to teh standard but
whih often doesn't.  Like the way some programs wont let you specifiy a proper
netmask, they restrict you to Class A/Class B/Class C only.

 - Doug

  Network Operations Engineer - Big Pond Advance Satellite
 Ericsson Australia - Level 5, 184 The Broadway, Sydney 2000
  Ph: +61-416-085-390   Email: doug@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx