I had a similar problem that was solved by putting quote marks around the
name as "joe blow" <email@example.com>.
At 06:42 AM 7/4/1998 -0500, Ray Jones wrote:
>On Fri, 3 Jul 1998, Romaine wrote:
>> Uh-oh, here's what I got from the server:
>> >>>>> approve ***** who ****-l
>> >**** approve: invalid command 'who'
>I assume that by ***** you mean the list password and that by ****-l you
>mean the listname. If so, I have no idea why it won't work for you. It
>works for me and everyone else that I know of.
>> For example, I sent the command:
>> >approve ****** subscribe ******-l Rodrigo Espinosa Cabral
>> The server replied with:
>> >>>>> approve ****** subscribe *******-l Rodrigo Espinosa Cabral
>> Later the server began to bounce the messages to Rodrigo, Espinosa & Cabral.
>What was the reason given for the bounce?
>I can see why the above should not have worked, BUT it apparently did. The
>line is wrapped and you evidently did not include the \ necessary when the
>line wraps to a second line. In other words, you should have sent
>approve <listpassword> subscribe <listname> Rodrigo Espinosa Cabral\
>However, since it seems to have succeeded anyway, I wonder what the reason
>for the bounce was.
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