RE: Display name with a period in it - not read?

  • From: "Michael B. Smith" <michael@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 3 May 2005 01:28:02 -0400

Your hosting company should allow you control over your recipient policy.

-----Original Message-----
From: "Danny"<nocmonkey@xxxxxxxxx>
Sent: 5/2/05 9:33:24 PM
To: "[ExchangeList]"<exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [exchangelist] RE: Display name with a period in it - not read?

On 5/2/05, Michael B. Smith <michael@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Some information I have isn't public. I'm sure there are things you
> know, that you wouldn't tell me either. :-)

OK, one secret I will tell you: All your base are belong to us. :-)
> Regardless, think about it - if you've typed in "Dr. George" (and I
> don't remember your example precisely, it's gone from this message) for
> a user's given name, what is going to happen to the default recipient
> policy address generator?

I wish I knew. I wish it wasn't so complicated.  I wonder what all the
other doctors do. :)

> To handle certain special characters and special character sequences,
> you've got to build some pretty complicated recipient policies. It's an
> Exchange weakness - it is not strong when it comes to address rewriting
> capabilities.

In this particular case the Exchange is outsourced/hosted.


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