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Gmail keeps hanging on me sending an email to 'kindle-feedback@amazon.com'.

Does Gmail not like dashes in the To: field?

EDIT: In this case I finally got it to send when I opened the email to a large window, but I'd still like to know what's up. There's mention of punctuation causing problems in gmail help, but no solutions (or even acknowledgement).

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I am having the exact same problem right now! Google is refusing to accept/send an email that has dashes. It has happened before and I do think it is specific to gmail. –  user9372 Mar 12 '11 at 22:26

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Dashes are valid in e-mail addresses.

It is very, very unlikely that it's the cause of your problems.

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Can it be cache issue? Try to clear your browser's cache and see whether you still have the same problem.

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I regularly post to mailing lists that have dashes in the name and have never had a problem. I've used both IE8 and Firefox.

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