Issue 98153

Summary: email merge problem single letter domain name
Product: Writer Reporter: erikfj <erikfjer>
Component: codeAssignee: AOO issues mailing list <issues>
Status: CONFIRMED --- QA Contact:
Severity: Trivial    
Priority: P3 CC: h.ilter, issues
Version: OOO300m9   
Target Milestone: ---   
Hardware: PC   
OS: All   
Issue Type: DEFECT Latest Confirmation in: ---
Developer Difficulty: ---

Description erikfj 2009-01-16 16:19:12 UTC

merged email problem - when email address is single letter domain name (like the email merge fails that address.  
Quote from ACKNAK on user forum: "When I enable debugging output from the 
python mailer script, it's clear that OOo is not even contacting the outgoing 
mail server with the addresses; OOo just fails them before even trying to 
send them."

Contact me directly for my private email address on for test purposes if 
Comment 1 eric.savary 2009-04-03 16:04:48 UTC
@HI: please take over
Comment 2 h.ilter 2009-04-07 12:34:58 UTC
@OS: See the thread of the given link at the description. 
The problem with the one letter domain is confirmed, but I'm not able to
evaluate this.
The part with the mail server should be double to 93583
Comment 3 Marcus 2017-05-20 11:15:50 UTC
Reset assigne to the default "".
Comment 4 erikfj 2019-12-10 18:58:24 UTC
I reported this bug in 2009, I am surprised to see it hasn't been corrected.  I resumed a newsletter maintenance role and discovered that it is still broken.  Quite annoying.  I have a workaround script to modify all single-letter domain names to add a space, which though an "invalid" address, is acceptable to the mail merge tool.  For example becomes abc@q .com and the mailer accepts it and properly sends it.
Why not add such a line of code in the mailer, it may be easier than actually fixing the bug.