[Mailman-Users] how to remove badly formed email address fromlist

Dan Mick dan.mick at west.sun.com
Fri Feb 2 20:57:02 CET 2001

Rachel Willmer wrote:

> I tried ...
> ~/bin/remove_members news "myname at home"@isp.co.uk
> This came back with a "User `myname at home@isp.co.uk' not found." error.

because the shell ate those quotes before they ever got to remove_members.

> But then I tried ...
> ~/bin/remove_members news \"myname at home\"@isp.co.uk

because then the shell passed "myname at home"@isp.co.uk to remove_members.

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