In message <9409162143.AA09552@iowa.epg.harris.com>,
Donald Patterson writes:
>I'm running Majordomo vsn. 1.92. I've set strip to "no" in my
><listname>.config files so that the "raw address" is not the only
>thing going to my subscribe list:
>Does this really work, or is it too sensitive to the way return addresses
>are set up? I'm picking up lots of different formats in my list, like:
> Doug Burstedt at x8936 <DBURSTEDT@sv.hns.com>
> email@example.com (Joe Oswald)
> "Loughrin, Owen" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
with strip on you would see:
>Does Majordomo know how to strip out the email addresses in the above lines
>when it mails messages?
That's the responsibility of your MTA, not majordomo. Sendmail deals
ok with wbeither of the above, smail sometimes has problems. Not sure
about other MTA's.
>It seems it does not. When I approve some of the
>subscriptions above, I (the list owner) get the "welcome" message bounced
>back to me. Seems like addresses in some of the above formats are bogus.
Nope they are fine. Nice valid rfc822 addresses, you mailer may just
not be able to hack them.
>Should I just set strip to "yes", or am I missing something?
You might have to. That's why strip was introduced to deal with mailer
that only wanted th address spec of the address in their include files.
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