[Mailman-Users] MM-2.1.12 Bug (non critical)

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Fri May 15 18:26:43 CEST 2009

J.A. Terranson wrote:
>a subscriber of the "tagged" form:
>	lists_s+spaml at example.com
>does not get found on the subscriber search box.  It works fine, and is 
>seen on the "L" subscribers page, but it cannot be found via search 
>(likely special characters).

This is not a bug.

The entry in the search box is a regular expression and '+' has a
special meaning in regular expressions. Searching for "lists_s+spaml"
says find all members whose address contains "lists_" followed by 1 or
more "s" (s+) followed by "spaml"

If you want to find a literal "+" you have to escape it as in

Follow the "(help)" link next to "Find member" for more info.

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