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bug #39928: Matches of 'Joe Q. Public <john.q.public@example.com>' invalid email

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Tue 03 Sep 2013 11:42:27 AM UTC  
Category: BugSeverity: 4 - Important
Item Group: RFC 5322Status: Confirmed
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: None
Open/Closed: Open

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Tue 03 Sep 2013 11:42:27 AM UTC, original submission:

According to RFC 5322 (see https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5322#appendix-A.1.2) the mail address 'Joe Q. Public <john.q.public@example.com>' should not match because "the display names for Joe Q. Public and Giant; "Big" Box needed to be enclosed in double-quotes because the former contains the period and the latter contains both semicolon and double-quote characters (the double-quote characters appearing as quoted-pair constructs)."

The RFC 5322 validator should be updated accordingly: it properly parses the actual email address, but it should not, considering that it is provided with 'Joe Q. Public <john.q.public@example.com>' and not with '"Joe Q. Public" <john.q.public@example.com>'.



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Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
Sun 08 Sep 2013 06:58:12 PM UTCmarcobrescianiAssigned tomarcobresciani=>None
Wed 04 Sep 2013 10:40:57 AM UTCmarcobrescianiCategoryNone=>Bug
  Item GroupNone=>RFC 5322
  Assigned toNone=>marcobresciani
Tue 03 Sep 2013 11:44:36 AM UTCmarcobrescianiSeverity3 - Normal=>4 - Important

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