My "MTA" is SquirrelMail 1.4.1, which I hadn't contemplated as being the culprit. I'll fire up Mozilla IMAP/POP3 client and see if I can shake the matter loose. If it's Squirrel I'll ask them about about it.
Thanks Pit! Dave. > Hello List, > > On Saturday, November 1, 2003 at 12:00:11 AM [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote (at > least in part): > >> I run vpopmail 5.2.1 without any troubles... >> When I try to (un-)subscribe to ezmlm-based mailing lists, I am given >> the >> string to send to (example) > >> [EMAIL PROTECTED] > >> When I send this message to confirm my action request, it appears that >> my >> SMTP outbound is parsing this by breaking the email address into two >> parts. It breaks at the "equal sign" and send two messages to: > >> 1) [EMAIL PROTECTED] >> 2) magicmail-us........-isp without a domain which is parsed as a >> local >> domain user. > >> This happens to every ezmlm list I work with now and has become a gross >> pain. > > Might it be you're trying to send this confirmation with Outlook? I > ran into this trouble once and knew another reason why someone does > not want to use Lookout. It seems to try to make sense of '=de' as a > QP string, instead of simply "using as is". > >> I am running a system mostly built from Michael Bowe's glorious work... >> http://www.pipeline.com.au/staff/mbowe/isp/webmail-server.htm > > I'm quite sure neither vpopmail, not qmail nor any other part of the > MTA and MDA is breaking things up here. Very sure. Check your MUA ... > -- > Best regards > Peter Palmreuther > > 'Twas Brillig, and the slithey toves did gyre and gimble in the wabe; > all mimsy were the borogoves, and the mome raths outgrabe. > > >