Pi’s Blog

My blog about Thunderbird and GSoC 2008

E-mail Addresses With Special Characters

I wanted to test some Unicode characters to see if they would sync properly.  So, I made up an e-mail address: üḯǟôÕ@host.com.  The e-mail address synced without any error messages, but when I tried to edit the contact in Gmail I was given the following error: “Please enter a valid email address.”

So, while gContactSync and Thunderbird fully support Unicode, it appears that Google supports Unicode in every field except for email.

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June 26, 2008 - Posted by | GSOC | , ,

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