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RE: Are international characters allowed in email addresses?

From: <ned.freed@mrochek.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2001 14:38:27 -0700 (PDT)
To: Dave Crocker <dcrocker@brandenburg.com>
Cc: Dan Wing <dwing@cisco.com>, John Harrison <jharrison@once.com>, Keith Moore <moore@cs.utk.edu>, discuss@apps.ietf.org
Message-id: <01K59JTKQKBG0000AQ@mauve.mrochek.com>
> 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
> >specifications

> 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
> forthcoming.

Maybe. It is also possible, although IMO not likely, that another
sort of solution will deploy instead.

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