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Opened 12 years ago

Closed 12 years ago

#5834 closed defect (duplicate)

Trac unable to send reports to users with an apostrophe in their name

Reported by: anonymous Owned by: Emmanuel Blot
Priority: normal Milestone:
Component: notification Version: 0.10.4
Severity: major Keywords:
Cc: Branch:
Release Notes:
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Description

I originally posted this to the mailing list and it was suggested to post here because their didn't seem to be a known solution. Original post as follows:

Hello -

We are running a Trac system (version 0.10.4) together with mySQL as
the database backend.  Everthing is working great, except for my email
address.  Trac seems to have trouble emailing to addresses with
apostrophes.  What happens is that it sends an email to
"br...@foobar.com" rather than "o'br...@foobar.com", which of course
bounces.

I've searched through the FAQ as well as the current active tickets
for trac and can see no solution, or really even any discussion.

Has anyone else run across this problem and if so, is there a known
solution?

Our setup:

OS: Linux RH4
database: MySQL v 4.1.20
Trac v 0.10.4 (using TracCgi)
Using LDAP for authentication
restrict_owner = true (in trac.ini)

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comment:1 by anonymous, 12 years ago

See #6609 for a discussion about e-mail addresses and their detection via regexes in Trac.

comment:2 by Christian Boos, 12 years ago

Resolution: duplicate
Status: newclosed

Indeed, it's part of the same issue.

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