More special chars in mailbox names
murch at andrew.cmu.edu
Wed Oct 1 10:13:20 EDT 2008
Ken Murchison wrote:
> While looking over bug #3002,
> I started wondering what other special characters we might want to
> allow. The original authors were more restrictive with GOODCHARS than
> the RFC. AFAICT the following characters are permitted by RFC 3501 but
> aren't included in GOODCHARS
> ! # $ & ' ; < > ? [ ^ ` } |
> ! and ^ have special meaning to Cyrus, so we may not want to add these
> to GOODCHARS. & and ? might conflict with modified UTF-7 encoding.
> Looking back at the list archives, there have been several requests to
> allow ' (single quote) and I'm included to do so.
> Does anybody want to make a case for adding more?
I'm leaning towards adding ' # $ to 2.3.13. Any objections?
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