[Mailman-Users] Unexpected Listname When Creating New List

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Sat Oct 28 02:44:50 CEST 2006

Jon Forrest wrote:
>What got me worried was the signature in messages that come from my list.
>It said:
>	-------------------
>	Test mailing list
>	Test at mailman.example.com
>So, given that my MTA (Postfix) is case sensitive, if somebody
>replied to the email address on the last line of the signature,
>the message would bounce.

Are you sure your postfix aliases for Mailman are case sensitive. I
doubt it. Try mailing to test at mailman.example.com and
Test at mailman.example.com. I suspect both messages will get posted to
the list.

>Sure, I can use the web interface to change this, which I did, but
>I'm still not understanding why both the internal and the other
>name aren't the same by default, since this is likely the more
>common case.

We think the more common case is that people want the capitalization.
Look for example at <http://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo>.

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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