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Try removing the spaces from List Name and Description.  It does not
seem to care about List Nickname.

On 9/4/2014 12:56 PM, Andrew Hendrickson wrote:
> I actually tried this (removing spaces) and it didn’t work.
>
> But it was far from a comprehensive trial, so don’t rule it out I suppose?
>
>
> On Sep 4, 2014, at 12:54 PM, Lynda Howell <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>> Supposedly Thunderbird 32 is going to fix this again, but in the meantime...
>>
>> It's objecting to the space in the list name.  You don't have to recreate the lists, just rename them.  Mozilla support is recommending underscores instead of spaces.  CamelCase also works.
>>
>> They also suggested dragging the list of names that are part of the list over to the To: field instead of actually using the list.  That saves the effort of renaming the lists, but I couldn't figure out where they were dragging the list of names from.
>>
>> Lynda.
>>
>> On 9/3/2014 3:20 PM, Andrew Hendrickson wrote:
>>> Greetings-
>>>
>>> We’ve been getting reports from all over the college that the most recent version of Thunderbird breaks Group/List Emailing.
>>>
>>> Specifically, longstanding lists in a users address book suddenly no longer work, and instead return the following error:
>>>
>>>  “List Name <“List Name"> is not a valid e-mail address because it is not of the form [log in to unmask] You must correct it before sending the e-mail.”
>>>
>>> If you export the list to CSV, open it in Excel, create a new list in the Thunderbird address book, the new list will work.
>>>
>>> However, if you rename the list to the same name as the old list (deleting the old list first) you are again unable to send.
>>>
>>> It appears that this is an old problem dating back to 2007.  I guess they rebroke whatever they fixed to make this go away back then?
>>>
>>> Have to say that I’m really looking forward to having something other than Thunderbird to recommend to my Windows administrative users.
>>>
>>>
>>> Andrew Hendrickson
>>> CAS IT Administrator
>>> UVM, College of Arts & Sciences
>>>
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>>>
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> Andrew Hendrickson
> CAS IT Administrator
> UVM, College of Arts & Sciences
>
> 802-656-7971
>
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