[Mailman-Users] VERP + Postfix recipient_delimiter issue
Todd A. Jacobs
nospam at codegnome.org
Sun Feb 1 05:51:05 CET 2004
# Postfix 2.0.11: main.cf
recipient_delimiter = -
owner_request_special = no
# Mailman 2.1.2: mm_cfg.py
VERP_FORMAT = '%(bounces)s-%(mailbox)s=%(host)s'
VERP_REGEXP = r'^(?P<bounces>[^-]+?)-(?P<mailbox>[^=]+)=(?P<host>[^@]+)@.*$'
VERP_PASSWORD_REMINDERS = Yes
VERP_PERSONALIZED_DELIVERIES = Yes
VERP_DELIVERY_INTERVAL = 1
VERP_CONFIRM_FORMAT = '%(addr)s-%(cookie)s'
VERP_CONFIRM_REGEXP = r'^(?P<addr>[^-]+?)-(?P<cookie>[^@]+)@.*$'
VERP_CONFIRMATIONS = Yes
Lists such as foo-announce or foo-users don't VERP properly. My
guess is that the VERP regex is not handling the embedded dashes
properly. I'm sure I'm not the only person who uses "-" as a
recipient delimiter; is there a good regex for use with this
Todd's "Customer Disservice Hall of Shame" currently contains:
- Charter Communications: Mislead their customers about service
levels, block normal Internet connectivity, and exhibit excessive
- AT&T: Honoring the "checks" they send out to entice you to switch
long-distance providers is apparently optional.
- eFax: Receive (not send) 20 pages of *unsolicited* faxes, and lose
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