[Mailman-Users] implicit destination problem

Lonni J Friedman netllama at gmail.com
Thu Jun 3 15:08:04 CEST 2004

Thanks for your reply.  Turns out that the problem is that mailman (at
least 2.0.x) silently converts the address to lower case before doing
the comparision.  Using ib instead of IB made it work.

On Thu, 3 Jun 2004 17:47:41 +0900, Jim Tittsler <jwt at onjapan.net> wrote:
> On Jun 3, 2004, at 02:50, Lonni J Friedman wrote:
> > Normally, i thought that inputing the full email address
> > (IB_Meter_Gold_Issues%QUARTZ at foo.bar.com) in the mailman privacy
> > options for aliases that shouldn't be held when there is implicit
> > destination would allow it to post the message to the list
> > automatically.  However, that isn't working, and it continues to get
> I don't have an old 2.0.x Mailman installation to play with, but with
> 2.1.x there is no issue with '%'.  (It would surprise me if there is in
> 2.0.x, since % doesn't have special meaning in regexes.)
> Instead of putting the full address there, did you try just the local
> part?
> IB_Meter_Gold_Issues%QUARTZ

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