[Mailman-Users] other thoughts about email commands
msapiro at value.net
Thu Sep 29 20:09:04 CEST 2005
Christopher Adams wrote:
>However, I have another question about issuing email commands for
>subscribing. In the web interface, I can add information along with the
>email address, by using the syntax "Joe Blow"<joe.blow at anywhere.com>. If
>I issue this by email, Mailman chokes on it. Here is an example.
>subscribe password address="Joe Blow"<joe.blow at anywhere.com>.
>Mailman seems confused by brackets and quotes. Any ideas how to do this
The e-mail subscribe command does not support real names in this way.
The way to do an e-mail subscribe with real name is to omit the
address= argument and place "Joe Blow"<joe.blow at anywhere.com> in the
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