Are apostrophes valid in an email address?

Lusercop `the.lusercop' at
Fri Feb 17 10:33:18 GMT 2006

On Wed, Feb 15, 2006 at 06:15:09PM +0100, Phil Pennock wrote:
> On 2006-02-15 at 16:52 +0000, Lusercop wrote:
>> This tactic unfortunately doesn't work. Spammers are, it seems, the only
>> web programmers to read the RFCs properly and work out what are and aren't
>> legal email addresses.
> *coughs*  And I thought that I could be tactless.  *bow*

Yes, you can. :-)

> <troll>
>  So either you're saying that the web-programmer crowd of are
>  either spammers or that they aren't reading the RFCs properly when it
>  comes to handling email addresses?
> </troll>

I think one only has to look at the subject line...

Seriously, yes, there are some people who get it right, but 99.99% of the
majority seem to have massive problems in doing so, which doesn't show up
well for the industry.

-- - LARTing Lusers everywhere since 2002

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