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Re: VMware and plus addressing
From: mouss (usebsdfree.fr)
Date: Thu Jun 01 2006 - 20:27:28 CDT
Brian Collins wrote:
>> I'm not sure how this all relates to Postfix but, did they ever make the
>> claim that those characters are invalid in an e-mail address?
>> It could simply be that their database (or other) software is unable to
>> handle it.
> In their letter to Jorey they said, "...update your profile to include an
> email address without the characters above." My thought is that if they're
> going to accept an email address as a login ID, they should accept valid
> email addresses. If the problem is in their CRM/database software, perhaps
> they should consider their criteria for login IDs to make them something
> other than email addresses (and effective way to do that would be to also
> exclude '' from login IDs). But it's not a perfect world, and I'm thinking
> perhaps they've chosen the least troublesome path, which is to inconvenience
> only the users who have email addresses with these "invalid" characters.
They can decide whatever user-mgmt/addressing scheme suits them. if that
breaks a contract they have with you, then sue them. otherwise, you have
nothing to say (unless they hire you as a consultant).
so let's please end this thread.