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Re: message-identifiers vs. "new message" in draft-crocker-email-arch-04.txt

2005-04-09 10:10:33

On Sat April 9 2005 12:26, Bruce Lilly wrote:

   -  The ID field MAY contain an "@" as suggested in RFC 822, but this
      is not required.

That repeats the problem compounded by 1123 by copying the same text.

And (I forgot to note) by failing to address the mandatory angle brackets
required by RFC 822 and forbidden by RFC 821.  As well as other special
characters which typically appear in either the local-part or domain of
a msg-id, notably '.' required in domain names and '[' and ']' in domain