On Thu, Oct 23, 2008 at 5:35 PM, James Antill <james(a)fedoraproject.org>wrote:
On Thu, 2008-10-23 at 16:23 -0500, Mike McGrath wrote:
> On Thu, 23 Oct 2008, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> > There has been an invalid entry returned by the FAS group dump for some
> > time:
> > bbs,disabled,james francis toy iv,user,0
> > It contains no email address, but "disabled" in the addr field.
> > Now there's another invalid entry:
> > mahmoudelmegheny,mahmoud,elmegheny(a)hotmail.com,Mahmoud Ali,user,0
> > This entry consists of six fields instead of five. Perhaps one ',' is
> > supposed to be a '.'?
> unfortunately valid. The second one is a bit more troubling. Anyone
> happen to know if ,'s are allowed in an email? If they are perhaps we
> need a different delimiter.
rfc2822: 3.4.1. Addr-spec specification
They are allowed, along with most everything else, but only with a
quoted string ... so "mahmoud,elmegheny"(a)hotmail.com is a valid email
addr. but without the quotes it isn't.
James Antill <james(a)fedoraproject.org>
Then maybe we should change the delimiter, although this seems like it is