I am not sure about the official standards, but I do know that "+" has a
special meaning in email addresses, particulary in directing mail to
incoming folders. For example, if I subscribed to this list with
firstname.lastname@example.org, it would be sent to me, and put into an
incoming folder named "mj".
Hope that helps,
On Tue, 2 Feb 1999, Brendan Kehoe wrote:
>Has anyone looked into the problem of majordomo not dealing well with a list
>that has a `+' character in their name? For instance, `email@example.com' should
>be acceptable, yet majordomo doesn't see it as a valid list. My guess is that
>somewhere in majordomo it just needs to do some quoting of the `+'s before it
>actually feeds it tries to match it against anything.
>Brendan Kehoe firstname.lastname@example.org
>Cygnus Solutions, Sunnyvale, CA +1 408 542 9600
>Web page: http://www.zen.org/~brendan/