[imp] Names with periods

Jan Schneider jan at horde.org
Sun Aug 24 07:42:42 UTC 2008

Zitat von Helga Mayer <helga.mayer at uni-hohenheim.de>:

> Hello,
> many mail clients allow the user to set his fullname to whatever  
> he/she likes.
> We are getting mails from remote users (so no chance for educational  
> measures)
> having set their fullname set to firstname.lastname. In the message source
> you can see firstname.lastname in double quotes. But imp displays it without
> quotes. As soon as you try to reply, you get a 'validitation failed' error.
> Wouldn't it be possible to keep the quotes and take the part in  
> angle brackets
> only as address ?

There have been several fixes regarding recipient quoting since the  
4.2 release. Please try 4.2.1-RC1 or a snapshot.


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