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RE: Are international characters allowed in email addresses?

From: Dave Crocker <dcrocker@brandenburg.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2001 17:02:38 -0400
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To: "Dan Wing" <dwing@cisco.com>
Cc: "John Harrison" <jharrison@once.com>, "Keith Moore" <moore@cs.utk.edu>, <discuss@apps.ietf.org>
At 04:30 PM 6/27/2001, Dan Wing wrote:
>I guess Dave was referring to RFC2047.
>However, RFC2047 expressly forbids using the encoded strings in address

right.  it only applies to the "display name" string.

so, the added constraint is a) no international characters in the mailbox 
string, and b) encoding of international strings in the domain name is 


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