Re: history of using a comment for display-name?

"Maynard Kang" <maynard@pobox.org.sg> Mon, 12 March 2001 16:56 UTC

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From: "Maynard Kang" <maynard@pobox.org.sg>
To: "Keith Moore" <moore@cs.utk.edu>
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Subject: Re: history of using a comment for display-name?
Date: Mon, 12 Mar 2001 08:47:23 -0800
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> This might be flogging a dead horse, but I think we should state, in any
> update to RFC 822, that the "phrase route-addr" format MUST be supported
> and that comments in addr-spec are NOT RECOMMENDED. It seems to me that
the
> problems you have described above are more or less legacy problems that
> aren't so significant nowadays. Then again, I cannot be sure. Perhaps the
> rest of the working group has additional comments.

Hmm I just realised this is already in section 3.4 -09 of
draft-ietf-drums-msg-fmt.

Apologies for my oversight.

maynard