Call for INN 2.5.2 testing (new NNTP RFC 3977)

Julien ÉLIE julien at
Sat Nov 28 09:13:31 UTC 2009

Hi Russ,

>> <Keith.Tapscott..554b5b8 at>
> The syntax rule in RFC 5322 that rejects this is rather annoying.  There's
> nothing one can do about it at this juncture, but it's rather silly that
> this is a syntax error on the LHS of either a message ID or an e-mail
> address.  It makes sense on the RHS, but periods really shouldn't have had
> a special meaning on the LHS.

It seems that it has always been the case.  RFC 822 (and RFC 1036) already

     addr-spec   =  local-part "@" domain        ; global address
     local-part  =  word *("." word)             ; uninterpreted
                                                 ; case-preserved
     word        =  atom / quoted-string

With INN 2.4.3, we have:

200 InterNetNews server INN 2.4.3 (20050407 prerelease) ready
IHAVE <Keith.Tapscott..554b5b8 at>
435 Bad Message-ID

Julien ÉLIE

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