[Mailman-Users] subscriber with bogus address

J C Lawrence claw at kanga.nu
Tue Jun 19 20:46:00 CEST 2001

On Tue, 19 Jun 2001 12:10:28 -0600 
J D Laub <J.D.> wrote:

> I'm a list admin using 2.0beta6.  While making various attempts at
> working around the lack of a user name attached to an email
> address, on the Member Management page I subscribed
> "foo at laubster.org (foo bar)" - INCLUDING the doublequotes.  The
> parser seems to have broken on whitespace, and it actually
> subscribed "foo at laubster.org - note the leading doublequote.

To rescue this your are going to need command line access to the
host so you can either use with_list to durectly edit config.db, or
add|remove members to do the same thing.

> And addressing my original problem: if anybody knows a backdoor
> way to get a name attached to a subscriber's email address, please
> let me know.  Some of my subscribers' addresses are pretty
> obscure.  I've noticed this feature is on the Wishlist, but was
> trying to find a workaround.

There are currently no workarounds.

J C Lawrence                                       claw at kanga.nu
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