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Mon Feb 7 17:18:44 EST 2011
David Woolley wrote:
> Could you please supply the exact text of the error message in its
> original language. That will make it easy to find the correct
> translation into English or any other supported language. "agreed" is
> probably the wrong word.
He replied off list. The message he was getting was this one:
"Unable to add the buddy %s because the username is invalid. Usernames
must be valid email addresses."
The address, in the error message, is a pure ASCII hotmail one, with an
8 byte user field, all lower case.
Emails are not formal business letters, whatever businesses may want.
RFC1855 says there should be an address here, but, in a world of spam,
that is no longer good advice, as archive address hiding may not work.
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