The problem is that when you import a 'mailing list' (a nickname that has multiple addresses) from Eudora, the Penelope importer create a mailing list with all the addresses (See Note #1 below) but also creates individual entries for each address in the list (not expected). To reproduce: - In Eudora's Address Book create an entry: Nickname: list_test Addresses: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com - Import the Address Book into Penelope - Note in Penelope you have a list called "list_test" which may or may not have addresses associated with it (See Note #1 below). If it has addresses, it will have all the addresses shown above, as would be expected. - Note in Penelope you also have 4 individual entries for the 4 addresses associated with the nickname. This is not expected. Note #1: For reasons I have not determined, importing a 'group' nickname sometimes created a mailing list in Penelope, and sometimes does not. By 'does not' I mean that a mailing list entry is created in Penelope, but there are no addresses in the addresses section. Other times, the list of addresses IS populated...
This appears to be necessary for how the AB works. If you create a new mailing list in TB / Penelope, you'll get the same behavior - individual entries will be added for each recipient (if they don't already exist). Therefore I'm calling this not a bug in importers. If necessary we can add a new bug filed against the AB and see if people vote for it - i.e. does anyone care that mailing lists must be comprised of other AB cards.
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 12 years ago
Resolution: --- → WONTFIX
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