Bruce Lilly wrote in <ietf-smtp.imc.org>:
Dave Crocker wrote:
Well, this is interesting. I believe the intent of rfc2822
is to characterize the id-right field as either a domain
name or an ip address. But it appears that it does not say
It is a domain name or domain literal. RFC 2822 introduces
different grammar productions form those used in angle-addr
to enforce syntax requirements (no line folding in
identifiers) but does not change the semantics (RFC 2822
clearly so indicates).
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