Open Bug 208018 Opened 17 years ago Updated 6 years ago
parsing of email addresses is not working properly with space in address
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.4) Gecko/20030529 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.4) Gecko/20030529 When entering an incorrect email address this is not recognized and the email is sent with an even more corrupted address. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Compose a new email 2. Send the email to: xy <name@yourdomain .de> (note the space before the ".") Actual Results: The email is sent and stored with address "\"\"\"\"\"\"name\"\"\""@yourdomain .de in the sent folder Expected Results: 1. The user should be informed about the invalid email address. 2. The email should not be sent. 3. There should be no escape characters.
Tested again with Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8a4) Gecko/20040927 16 months and this bug is still not fixed.
Severity: normal → major
Target Milestone: --- → mozilla1.8alpha5
sorry for the spam. making bugzilla reflect reality as I'm not working on these bugs. filter on FOOBARCHEESE to remove these in bulk.
Assignee: sspitzer → nobody
Filter on "Nobody_NScomTLD_20080620"
QA Contact: esther → composition
Severity: major → minor
OS: Windows XP → All
Summary: parsing of email addresses is not working properly → parsing of email addresses is not working properly with space in address
Target Milestone: mozilla1.8alpha5 → ---
fyi bug 941861 mentions that per RFCs, spaces are allowed in the local part (before @) if quoted. I suppose they are not allowed in domain names, but it should be verified.
Depends on: 941861
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