[Mailman-Users] Spaces in Email Addresses

Jon Carnes jonc at nc.rr.com
Thu Dec 11 18:21:04 CET 2003

On Thu, 2003-12-11 at 11:42, Jonathan Garton wrote:
> I have a problem with spaces in my lists email names.  Awhile back I mass 
> subscribed a list of email and real names that was exported from another 
> list manager program.  The format of export was "name at email.com realname".
> It added these entries to Mailman with the space and realname as the 
> email address. However, from the 
> admin pages, I can't unsubscribe these names, as apparently Mailman 
> doesn't see them as being subscribed.  
> I have tried entering the email only, and the email and name in quotes, 
> and both return errors from Mailman saying I can't unsubscribe 
> nonmemebers.  
> Is there another way I can dump these accounts?
> Thanks. 

Read the FAQ...
  Mailman FAQ: http://www.python.org/cgi-bin/faqw-mm.py

I think the easiest way to do this is to use a hex editor and simply
insert a valid character where the spaces are.  Then you can treat them
as ordinary email addresses.  Note: the address may appear in the
database in multiple places.

Good Luck - Jon Carnes

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