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Re: New 2822upd-04 - obs-NO-WS-CTL

2008-01-17 13:38:13

At 04:37 16-01-2008, Charles Lindsey wrote:
So, a Question: Were NUL and naked CR and LF ever used in significant
quantity in real emails (as opposed to being theoretically allowed by RFC
822 and its predecessors)?

It's not really the quantity that matters. I've seen them in emails coming from a specific region. There were a lot of legacy MUAs in use in that region. It's not a problem as long as the application handles it gracefully.