[Mailman-Developers] Ignoring "mail." in domain names

Tom Neff tneff at bigfoot.com
Fri May 2 01:54:46 EDT 2003

--On Thursday, May 01, 2003 11:50 PM -0400 Barry Warsaw <barry at python.org>
> On Thu, 2003-05-01 at 09:43, Tom Neff wrote:
>> Another way we could really reduce moderator headaches would be to teach
>> Mailman to try removing a leading "mail." in the domain part of the address
>> if a member lookup fails.  I get a lot of people who join lists as
>> JSmith at splonk.edu and end up posting (immediately or six months later) as
>> JSmith at mail.splonk.edu.  If I had per-member aliases I could add them as
>> needed, but this one case is so pervasive that it might make more sense to
>> do it list-wide or even hard code it.
> Mailman used to do stuff like this, but it was pretty error-prone.  I
> think the best long-term solution is to allow members to specify posting
> aliases.

<jackbenny>I'll take it! I'll take it!</jackbenny>


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