[Mailman-Users] The & causing a problem

Vivek Khera khera at kcilink.com
Wed Dec 3 21:08:01 CET 2003

>>>>> "SW" == Simon White <simon at caperet.com> writes:

SW> The & in shell has a special meaning, it would have to be "escaped",
SW> because

If you read Business Week, the "Tech & You" column has a comment email
address of tech&you at businessweek.com

Just because the unix shell does something with & doesn't mean it is
invalid for local part of email addresses.  The Mailman aliases should
protect that in any case, because it could be used as a vector for
attack, even if it does require sysadmin assistance ;-)

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