[Mailman-Users] Email rejected with un-quoted From with a dot

Bill Moseley moseley at hank.org
Sun Sep 18 18:10:19 CEST 2005

Anyone else seen this issue before?

On Fri, Sep 16, 2005 at 07:51:24PM -0700, Bill Moseley wrote:
> On an old Debian Woody machine running mailmain 2.0.11 Mailman rejects
> mail with an un-quoted name part that includes a dot.
>     From: Foo B. Baz <foo at invalid.com>
> Mailmain then reports:  post from foob.bar requires approval.  While
> these work fine:
>     From: "Foo B. Bar" <foo at invalid.com>
>     From: Foo Barr <foo at invalid.com>
> I'm sure I've seen this mentioned someplace before but not having luck
> finding it now.
> Can anyone point me to info on this.  It would be nice to get a patch
> until the machine can be upgraded to Sarge.

Bill Moseley
moseley at hank.org

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