[Mailman-Users] other thoughts about email commands

Mark Sapiro 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 
>via email?

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
From: header of the e-mail.

Mark Sapiro <msapiro at value.net>       The highway is for gamblers,
San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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