At 11:35 AM -0500 4/3/98, Otis Gospodnetic wrote:
>>This doesn't require hacking majordomo, it doesn't care what the addresses
>>are (with the exception of x.400). If your MTA passes non-fully qualified
>>addreseses majordomo will work fine (it does this for users on the same
>>box as my majordomo server if they send out non-fully qualified
>>Your MTA is likely qualifying all addresses, or the users have the full
>>return address in their return address field.
>isn't that sort of bad?
>what if you decide to move majordomo to a different erver one day?
>the username-only addresses will be incorrect and won't work.
And if your user switches mail clients it may break as well. The username
addresses will be valid as long as the server can figure out where to
deliver it. It will assume the local machine if it is a bare name, if
there is no account locally it will likely forward it to its smart relay
host, possbly with its domain added.
I'm not saying it is good, but I have noticed that some users on my server
have been able to subscribe and get mail with unqualified addresses (eg
"dan" as the email address in the list file).
Remember that majordomo uses the return address field if it is avalible,
which is usually configurable on the client side.
David A. Smith
The box said: "Needs Windows 3.1 or better," so I bought a Macintosh.