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    double display name receiver (Outlook XP Dutch)

    Good afternoon,

    Can anybody tell me why the following happens:
    If I send an e-mail to an external person (a person in another company) the receiver replies to two e-mailadresses when he/she uses the reply-option from his/her e-mail program.
    I found out that the sender has an diacriet (accents on letters in the name, like Jos

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    Re: double display name receiver (Outlook XP Dutch)

    I think it's best to avoid diacritics (letters with accents) in e-mail names, since different platforms (Windows, Mac, Unix/Linux, ...) handle them differently, so a name might look strange to a recipient on another platform.

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    Re: double display name receiver (Outlook XP Dutch

    The username that is part of the address cannot have accent marks. You can have them in the display name:

    <code>Jos

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    Re: double display name receiver (Outlook XP Dutch

    I think Hans is right. Inside our company there's no trouble with diacrites, but when I open a mail in for example my planet-webmail (dutch provider), you see the name Jos

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