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RE: [SLUG] Email RFC.


Quoting Wienand Ian <iwienand@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:

> >I've been looking through RFC2822 (thanks Mary!) but have been unable
> to
> >find anything that states that the * is not allowed in an email
> addres.
> 
> It's not.  If it's really a good idea, though, is another thing. 
> You'd
> probably find it got rejected from a lot of automated sign up forms.
> 


Also be interesting to see if third part programs would react to it.. an 
example that springs to mind would be a webmail interface allowing the user 
with the * in his/her username for mail. I am guessing it might not like it.

Cheers