[Mailman-Users] Munged addresses

Bob Morse bob at morsemedia.net
Tue Oct 18 20:10:07 CEST 2005

Thanks. I'm not sure I feel comfortable dinking around in those files. I
guess the user will have to live with those addresses for now.

On 10/18/05 8:53 AM, "Mark Sapiro" <msapiro at value.net> wrote:

> Robert Morse wrote:
>> On 10/18/05 8:12 AM, "Mark Sapiro" <msapiro at value.net> wrote:
>>> Robert Morse wrote:
>>> Is this 'stock' Mailman, or does this list use a custom MemberAdaptor?
>> Stock as far as I know. Never heard of MemberAdaptor. It's a cpanel instal
>> of Mailman.
> See http://www.python.org/cgi-bin/faqw-mm.py?req=show&file=faq06.011.htp
>>>> You can see that there is an actual email address in there, which when
>>>> searched on returns a valid address. I would like to get rid of these
>>>> munged
>>>> addresses, but when I check the box to unsubscribe them, I get a message
>>>> back that says the subscriber is not listed. Some are much longer, some ae
>>>> shorter. Any way I can get rid of these things?
> I think I understand now. Apparently at one time someone attempted a
> mass subscribe from a file or list that contained more than just real
> names and e-mail addresses and you got a bunch of bad addresses
> subscribed. They appear first in the membership list because they
> begin with '#' or other characters that sort before 'a'. The actual
> e-mail address was ultimately subscribed and is a list member, but you
> still have these other bad member 'addresses'.
> See http://www.python.org/cgi-bin/faqw-mm.py?req=show&file=faq03.013.htp

Bob Morse
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