[Gllug] Square brackets [OT]

Ashley Evans hoshy at hoshy.co.uk
Thu Jun 9 14:11:03 UTC 2005

Ashley Evans wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm asking here because I'm sure more than a few of you have moved 
> from Exchange to Postfix, or other Linux mailserver.
> Migrated from MS mailserver, still using outlook* at a client.
> some people are having their outgoing messages blocked by addresses 
> with square brackets, I'm familiar with using <> in email addresses 
> but not [].
> * not for long!!!
> Cheers,
> Ashley
Sorry guys.

The addresses are in the form:

Ashley Evans [ hoshy at hoshy.co.uk ]

I would expect <> to be used.  Is this an outlook thing is one question. 
Mainly I'd like to know the arguments for and against getting postfix to 
accept addresses like this.  If that's even possible.


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