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Question about underscore

In article <436p6i$8re@soap.news>,
James W Bottomley  <jwb@oxn_serve.worldwindownet.co.uk> wrote:
>This belongs to the new Oxford-based cyber cafe run by Internet Centres.
>They tell me that their provider, Pipex, says that the `_' is an OK
>symbol. Now I quote from a letter from a Listserv admin in the US:

This sounds a little third hand...

PIPEX are perfectly well aware that underscore may not be used in
hostnames.  We will contact our customer to point out the error.

Tim.
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Tim Goodwin
PIPEX Postmaster

Original headers:

From: tim@pipex.net (Tim Goodwin)
Newsgroups: uk.net
Subject: Re: Question about underscore (`_') character in mailnames and Pipex
Date: 15 Sep 1995 16:04:30 GMT
Organization: Unipalm PIPEX
Message-ID: <43c86e$5sp@unipalm.unipalm.co.uk>
References: <436p6i$8re@soap.news>

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