[Mailman-Users] illeagal email address

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Fri Sep 17 02:59:34 CEST 2004

John W. Baxter wrote:
>But that / isn't in the list name, it is in the local part of a (would-be)
>subscribed address.  At least as I read the question.
>I would indeed expect Mailman to prohibit a / in a list name.

Yes, and apparently it also prohibits it in a subscriber address. I
tried subscribing a slightly munged version of the address through the
mass subscribe interface on Mailman 2.1.4 with the following result

Error subscribing:

    * weincek_g/li at nogood.k12.il.us -- Hostile address (illegal

Mark Sapiro <msapiro at value.net>       The highway is for gamblers,
San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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