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Subject: Re: Member names
From: Ryan Tucker <rtucker @ puck . nether . net>
Date: Wed, 3 Jan 1996 20:56:23 -0500 (EST)
To: benn @ srnet . com (Benn Boulton)
Cc: majordomo-users @ GreatCircle . COM
In-reply-to: <Pine.BSD/> from "Benn Boulton" at Jan 3, 96 12:18:05 pm

Try something like:

My Real Name <>
or (My Real Name)

You could probably convert the whole file with a simple perl script (this
exercise is left for the reader), or do it by hand if the list is short.

The logic behind this is because sendmail (majordomo doesn't care about the
file format during delivery) can't tell the difference between two addresses
with a comma, newline, or space between them.  This is so that people can
do quick and dirty aliases in /etc/aliases.

If you don't like that, feel free to rewrite RFC 822 and get your replacement
globally accepted ;-)

Have a good one!  -rt

> I wnat to include the members real names for my lists and if I
> dont strip the comments whatever is typed after the email address
> will make it to the list of members.  
> BUT when mojordomo sents out a mailing the real name/comment causes
> an undeliverable message error.
> the entry in the list look like this.
>      My Real Name
> Majordomo sends the message to  but sends the owner 
> undeliverable message errors for each of MY, REAL, and NAME.
> Im a BSDI BSD OS 2.0.1 with 1.93 majordomo
> Any Ideas.
> Benn

Ryan Tucker (aka HoopyCat)
Undernet.Org Listowner

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