mozilla misparses e-mail-addresses

VERIFIED DUPLICATE of bug 122352

Status

SeaMonkey
MailNews: Message Display
VERIFIED DUPLICATE of bug 122352
16 years ago
13 years ago

People

(Reporter: Marc Lehmann, Assigned: (not reading, please use seth@sspitzer.org instead))

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Description

16 years ago
mozilla seems to have a different idea of valid e-mail-addresses than rfc2822.
As an obsolete (but valid) example, this address:

   <pcg( Marc)@goof(A.).(Lehmann )com>

is not accepted as the personal e-mail-address in the wizard (with or without
<>), which is probably ok, since mozilla might require a special syntax, and not
a general e-mail-address with nawme etc.

More serious is the problem that mozilla garbles this address when sending
e-mail to it, gateways just get this:

   """pcg"@goof.com

i.e. the comments haven't been removed (as is required by SMTP, which doesn't
use the same format as e.g. To: header lines(!)), but instead garbled in a very
strange way into ""-comments. This keeps mozilla users from replying to any
e-mail that is formatted similarly.

The same problem happens with non-obsolete rfc2822-addresses, if you place
comments inside the address phrase.

Comment 1

16 years ago
Mail Window front end
Assignee: mstoltz → sspitzer
Component: Security: General → Mail Window Front End
QA Contact: junruh → olgam

Comment 2

16 years ago
Even though your example does not match 100% I'll dupe you. That's pretty close
and will probably be dealt with in one fix.

pi

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 122352 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 16 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE

Comment 3

16 years ago
verified as duplicate
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
Product: Browser → Seamonkey
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