[Mailman-Developers] canonical MM-List-Name
Andrew D. Clark
andrew.clark at ucsb.edu
Wed Mar 15 00:02:24 CET 2006
On Tuesday 14 March 2006 14:53, Rich Johnson wrote:
> On Mar 14, 2006, at 3:44 PM, Andrew D. Clark wrote:
> > I've made a small patch to HTMLFormatter.py to provide for a
> > canonical (aka
> > lowercase) list name. This is handy for a variety of reasons.
> > 383a384
> >> '<mm-lc-list-name>' : self.real_name.lower(),
> > I don't really care if it is called mm-lc-list-name or mm-canonical-
> > list-name
> > or what not, I simply find the regularized name useful for some
> > applications.
> > Any comments?
> In general I think this is a good idea.
> But I have two and a half questions:
> - What is the impact on existing lists which might have case
> sensitive names? Would a converter script be necessary?
None, I think. This just provides a lower-cased name for the HTML templates.
It's merely an addition and would need to be explicitly referenced to be
> - What does it mean for MTA configurations? (I'm thinking exim)
> AFAIK, the local-part (i.e. listname) of an email address is case
> sensitive, though the domain-part is not.
Again, none. This wouldn't change any existing behavior.
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