[Mailman-Users] forcing addition of "hostile address"
ctgreybeard at snet.net
Mon Nov 25 16:46:19 CET 2002
Majordomo would tell you the same thing but I agree that it is a legal
address (we use similar addresses internally at work) and should be
accepted. RFC2822 (http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc2822.html) clearly allows
it in the local-part (Section 3.4.1) as a dot-atom.
This should be fixed but in the mean time I don't think you are going to
get it into mailman.
At 09:31 AM 11/25/2002 -0600, Christopher Kolar wrote:
>Hello. I am trying to add a person to a mail list and having some
>problems. Their organization runs some sort of bestial mail system where
>the addresses are of the form:
> schmoe.j/bhs at dns.u99.k12.il.us
>When I try to drop the address in through the mass subscribe screen I get
>the following message from Mailman:
> * Joe Schmoe -- Hostile address (illegal characters)
>My guess is that the / is getting parsed by Mm as an attempt to reference
>a file (a la majordomo). Is there a way to force the address onto the
>subscriber list? It is an actual valid address for delivery.
>Thanks in advance,
>Christopher G. Kolar
> Coordinator of Information Technology Integration
> Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
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