[Mailman-Users] Email rejected with un-quoted From with a dot
Stephen J. Turnbull
stephen at xemacs.org
Sat Sep 24 16:24:56 CEST 2005
>>>>> "Bill" == Bill Moseley <moseley at hank.org> writes:
Bill> You know what's very odd? When they send mail directly to
Bill> me their name includes the quotes.
"Foo B. User" <user at invalid.com>
Bill> When they send mail to the list then it's held and looking
Bill> at the headers in the Mailmain admindb page it has their
Bill> From: header without the quotes:
From: Foo B. User <user at invalid.com>
Bill> I have to assume that my old version of Mailman is stripping
Bill> the quotes. Very odd.
It's possible, but there are other possibilities. Specifically, your
MUA that you use to read the directly-delivered mail is _adding_ the
quotes to force the mail into RFC compliance. Other possibilities are
intervening MTAs and MDAs.
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