We should all know that one. So when an aquaintance gave me her E-address my eyebrows rose when I saw it began with a [email protected] Er .. is this right? Absolutely she said. OK sez me. So I sent her one, via Thunderbird It bounced [not surprizingly] but here is the rub When I examined the returned massage it came back as having been sent with a small 'b' and therefore not known.
I wonder if Thunderbirds auto spell check is being a little bit too clever? What do you think.
Its probabbly of very little use to you, but its to do with the way emails are processed. Telnet, (aka port 23) which is a process of sending emails, only works in lowwercase, hence your email sent in uppercase working. Before its sent any uppercase letters are transfered to lower case letters. useless info, but info nontheless