The Question is:
What is the correct specification for an internet address with a single quote
The Answer is :
Usually either \' or \s is used as an escape for the apostrophe.
Paddy O'Brien has been involved in various discussions of the apostrophe
character in SMTP email addresses in the comp.os.vms newsgroup. If you
wish to review these, please try a few Google newsgroup searches.
Please note that the apostrophe is a symbol substitution character in
DCL. This means that any user command input into the DCL $ prompt can
process (unquoted examples of) this character.
Depending on the TCP/IP stack, please try the following:
The OpenVMS Wizard would encourage use of the "new" SMTP syntax
available in V6.2 and later, the SMTP% prefix is not required in
the send address when a V6.2-compliant TCP/IP stack is installed.