Re: [ietf-smtp] Valid RFC5322 address

John C Klensin <john-ietf@jck.com> Sun, 03 May 2020 20:37 UTC

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From: John C Klensin <john-ietf@jck.com>
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Subject: Re: [ietf-smtp] Valid RFC5322 address
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Many thanks.   Is "cketti" the name you want in the
acknowledgments?  Otherwise, please supply a name (send to me
directly if you prefer).  

This will be in rfc5321bis-04 when it is posted (although that
still probably won't be until after we have a WG).

Stay safe and well,
   john


--On Sunday, May 3, 2020 22:22 +0200 cketti <ck@cketti.de> wrote:

> On 03.05.20 19:45, John C Klensin wrote:
>> The first paragraph of Section 4.1.2 of RFC 5321 (and
>> rfc5321bis-03) concludes with
>> 
>> 	"Terminals not defined in this document, such as ALPHA,
>> 	DIGIT, SP, CR, LF, CRLF, are as defined in the "core"
>> 	syntax in Appendix B of RFC 5234 [5] or in the message
>> 	format syntax in RFC 5322 [11]."
>> 
>> So you can't say "no reference..."   However, it has been
>> clear to me for some time that turning that statement into a
>> specific list of productions defined in 5334 (not "such as"
>> handwaving) and a separate list of productions defined in
>> 5322 and then indexing both would be a considerable
>> improvement.   If someone wants to do the work of preparing
>> those lists, I'd be happy to fold them into 5321bis and
>> provide an acknowledgment.
> 
> 
>> From RFC 5234:
> - ALPHA
> - DIGIT
> - SP
> - CRLF
> - HEXDIG
> 
>> From RFC 5322:
> - atext
> - FWS
> - CFWS
> 
> CR and LF are not used in ABNF rules.
> 
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