Mailing Lists and UTF-8 Addresses

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This document describes considerations for mailing lists with the introduction of internationalized email addresses. It outlines some possible scenarios for handling lists with mixtures of internationalized and traditional addresses, but does not offer implementation or deployment advice.


John Levine (
Randall Gellens (

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