[Mailman-Users] problem with subscription confirmation string

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Wed Jun 4 18:01:52 CEST 2008

Christopher Adams" <adamsca at gmail.com>
   Date: Wed, 4 Jun 2008 08:31:21 -0700
     To: mailman-users at python.org

>I have previously had problems with this and since moving to a new server,
>it doesn't seem to work quite right.
>I use Postfix. In my Postfix main.cf, I have a line:
>recipient_delimiter = +
>In mm_cfg.py, I have this line:
>If I send a message to test7-request and add the word 'subscribe', I get a
>message back like this:
>From: test7-bounces at listsmart.osl.state.or.us; on behalf of;
>test7-confirm+38d558c77e170cac9b8412a0db13b13e0560cc93 at listsmart.osl.state.or.us<test7-confirm%2B38d558c77e170cac9b8412a0db13b13e0560cc93 at listsmart.osl.state.or.us>

This is almost certainly a Microsoft Outlook issue.

What exact address does Outlook put in the To: header of the reply? It
should be

test7-confirm+38d558c77e170cac9b8412a0db13b13e0560cc93 at listsmart.osl.state.or.us

in this case.

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