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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8a2) Gecko/20040708 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8a2) Gecko/20040708 I'm away from my home country and I have a number of mailing lists set up, including: NewsContactsRelatives NewsContactsLocal When I send mail to NewsContactsRelatives, it works fine, and the email sends. When I send mail to NewsContactsLocal, I get the following error from Mozilla 1.8 latest build and 1.7 too, but the SMTP traffic initiated by mozilla seems wrong, see even further below: An error occurred while sending mail. The mail server responded: <NewsContactsLocal>: recipient address must contain a domain. Please verify that your email address is correct in your Mail preferences and try again. However, the addresses in the address book are correct. If I snoop the network traffic using Ethereal, I can see this: 220 xxxx.xxxxx.xx ESMTP Exim 4.22 Fri, 09 Jul 2004 21:34:05 +0000 EHLO [xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx] 250-xxxx.xxxxx.xx Hello xxxxxxxx.xxxxx.xx [xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx] 250-SIZE 52428800 250-PIPELINING 250 HELP MAIL FROM:<email@example.com> SIZE=646 250 OK RCPT TO:<NewsContactsLocal> 501 <NewsContactsLocal>: recipient address must contain a domain If I create a new mailing list called NewsContactsVocal with exactly the same email addresses in it as in NewsContactsLocal, then that new mailing list works fine and the message sends without an error, but the NewsContactsLocal list continues to consistently fail. Why is it sending the name of the mailing list to the smtp server???? It doesn't seem to be giving the email addresses to the server!!! Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: This happens every time for me with this particular mailing list. This isn't likely to be repeatable for others I suspect. 1. You must have some mailing lists. 2. Compose email to mailing list. Mine shows as: NewsContactsLocal <NewsContactsLocal> 3. Give some subject line and content to the message 4. Press send. Actual Results: I get an error saying: An error occurred while sending mail. The mail server responded: <NewsContactsLocal>: recipient address must contain a domain. Please verify that your email address is correct in your Mail preferences and try again. Expected Results: Sending the email If I dump out the address book as LDIF, I can't see anything wrong with the mailing list definition there. If I diff the LDIF version of NewsContactsLocal (which fails) and the duplicate NewsContactsVocal (which works), I get this, which indicates that the only thing different is the name: 1c1 < dn: cn=NewsContactsLocal --- > dn: cn=NewsContactsVocal 4c4 < cn: NewsContactsLocal --- > cn: NewsContactsVocal
OK I've found the cause of this problem. Previously sending an email to a wrongly auto-completed address (email address completion is still broken as in http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=173783 ) caused mozilla to learn a bad address, and it was in the collected addresses as "NewsContactsLocal", which was being used instead of the mailing list.
xref bug 126630 -- possible dupe, or subset?
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Last Resolved: 13 years ago
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