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

Jeff Wilson jwilson at io.com
Tue Sep 20 02:58:26 CEST 2005

> From:
> Bill Moseley <moseley at hank.org>

> 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.

I had a similar problem subscribing dotted names while using Mailman 
2.1.2 in June of last year or so. I don't know what ver of Python was in 
play at the time.

Jeff Wilson - jwilson at io.com
< http://www.io.com/~jwilson >

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