[Mailman-Users] Configuration Question: Regarding mailfilterbased email addresses

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Wed Aug 26 16:56:56 CEST 2009

David Walker wrote:
>Thanks Mark.  However, as others will probably chime in, this is still a
>per-user setting.  IE I'd need to set a accept_these_nonmembers for everyone
>who uses the +tag email option.  I was thinking that there should be some
>config option that would (and if i knew python a bit better I may have
>attacked this)
>When mailman checks if this sender is registered, I'm assuming (sorry for
>the phpesque here):
>if (in_array($sender, $registered_users))
>Well before doing this check, the registered_users array could be walked
>foreach($registered_user as &$user) {
>  $user = preg_replace('/(.*)+.*(@.*)/', '/$1$2/', $user);

I have already given my opinion on this in another thread, but I note
that the above is not really correct. I think it's more complicated
than that. It is possible under the RFCs that the addresses
part0+part1 at example.com and part0+part2 at example.com belong to
different people.

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

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