rulesets for required spam score case sensitive?

Denis Beauchemin Denis.Beauchemin at USHERBROOKE.CA
Thu Nov 20 20:36:23 GMT 2003


If you read the RFC carefully:
Except as noted, alphabetic strings may be represented in  any
combination of upper and lower case.  The only syntactic units
which requires preservation of case information are:
    -  local-part, except "Postmaster"

So the part before the @ in an email address should be case sensitive,
except for postmaster...

But I believe no software respects that (they all ignore case), which is

Le jeu 20/11/2003 à 15:20, Patrick.Vande-Walle at CEC.EU.INT a écrit :
> > Are rulesets for required spam score case sensitive?
> They cannot be, when testing on an e-mail address.
> E-mail addresses are case insensitive, as specified by RFC 822
> See (3.4.7.  CASE
> Hope this helps,
> Patrick Vande Walle
Denis Beauchemin, analyste
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