[Greylist-users] Why is there a punctuation "rule" ?

Lance A. Brown lance at bearcircle.net
Wed Feb 22 09:52:36 PST 2006

Dennis Wynne wrote:
> 1) What is the reason behind this "rule" in relaydelay.pl ?
> 2) How can I accept this mail (assume I can't get the sender to remove the 
> punctuation characters) ?
>    a) If I whitelist the sending IP will it bypass this check?
>    b) Can I comment out this check or remove the = and / from it?

This looks like a bug. RFC822 specifies the local-part of an address may
contain both equal-sign and forward-slash characters explicitly.

http://rfc.net/rfc2822.html, section 3.2.4


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