[Mailman-Users] Patch against mm2.1 which adds sync_members functionality to the GUI

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Tue Sep 17 21:03:46 EDT 2019

On 8/20/19 11:25 AM, Mark Sapiro wrote:
> On 8/20/19 1:43 AM, Ralf Hildebrandt wrote:
>> attached are two patches against mm2.1 which add sync_members
>> functionality to the GUI
> I found some issues with this patch.
> - Entries which are already members are reported as added.
> - Entries with display names or mixed case addresses are not
>   recognized as current members.
> I have attached a modified patch which seems better but needs more testing.

More testing revealed another issue. If all or part of the sync list is
entered in the text box with a display name containing non-ascii, the
browser may encode those characters as numeric HTML entities which
thoroughly confused email.Utils.parseaddr().

A revised patch that addresses this and makes a few cosmetic changes is

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