[TUHS] Line Terminators in Text Files

Random832 random832 at fastmail.com
Wed Sep 6 02:10:30 AEST 2017


On Tue, Sep 5, 2017, at 12:05, Clem Cole wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 5, 2017 at 11:44 AM, Random832 <random832 at fastmail.com>
> wrote:
> 
> > On Tue, Sep 5, 2017, at 10:46, Clem Cole wrote:
> > > Except as noted, alphabetic strings may be represented in any combination
> > > of upper and lower case. The only syntactic units which requires
> > > preservation of case information are:
> > >
> > >    - local-part, except "Postmaster"
> >
> > So... the username portion.
> >
> ​so the "postmaster" (username) does not preserve case by this rule.

Yes, but, say, "clemc" or "random832" or "tuhs" does (the endpoint
system might not actually care, but other systems are not free to
capitalize it in the assumption that it won't matter). Postmaster, in
particular, is an exception to the exception.


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