Guidelines for Internationalized Email Clients

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Authors Ernie Dainow  , Kazunori Fujiwara 
Last updated 2010-04-08 (latest revision 2008-02-22)
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This document provides some guidelines for electronic mail clients that support Email Address Internationalization (EAI). A number of interoperability cases between different versions of email components are reviewed. Some User Interface recommendations are made that will minimize discrepancies between the display of composed and received email in different language environments.


Ernie Dainow (
Kazunori Fujiwara (

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