IPv6 isn't SMTP

Tony Finch dot at dotat.at
Thu Mar 27 13:52:27 UTC 2014


John Levine <johnl at iecc.com> wrote:
>
> There are also some odd things in the spec.  For example, according to
> RFC 5321 this is not a syntactically valid e-mail address:
>
> [email protected][IPv6:2001:12:34:56::78:ab:cd]

You aren't allowed to use :: to abbreviate one zero hexadectet according
to RFC 5952.

http://www.rfc-editor.org/errata_search.php?eid=2467

Tony.
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