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Old 01-23-2007, 04:56 AM   #1
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Problem with the LFS mailing list!!!


Ok guys,
I dont know if its me or what but its driving me crazy. I have subscribed to the lfs-support mailing list. When I try to post a message I get a bounce email stating:

Your mail to 'lfs-support' with the subject

Is being held until the list moderator can review it for approval.

The reason it is being held:

Message has a suspicious header

I tried numorous times to post a message and get the same responce. Its been almost 3 weeks sinse my last attempt to post a message. I do get messages from other subscribers though. So I am subscribed to the mailing list. I have no clue what is up... Any feed back would be great.
 
Old 01-23-2007, 07:48 AM   #2
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Dunno much about emails unfortunately, have you actually looked at the message header? I'd be interested to know what makes it suspicious. There might be something there that is related to spamming. Like I said I don't know much.

Maybe you could post it (obviously snip any personal stuff first).
 
Old 01-23-2007, 07:54 AM   #3
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Dunno much about emails unfortunately, have you actually looked at the message header? I'd be interested to know what makes it suspicious. There might be something there that is related to spamming. Like I said I don't know much.

Maybe you could post it (obviously snip any personal stuff first).

The header is nothing special. The subject states: gcc specsfile

I mean even if it was suspicious, after 3 weeks dont you think I would get some sort of a reply???? I also sent a couple more with different subjects and go the same responce.

I am confused!!
 
Old 01-23-2007, 08:04 AM   #4
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Maybe they decided you were spamming... The header is more than just the subject though. Try saving the email separately and opening it up with a text editor. It shows all kinds of infomation ... most of which means nothing to me. My guess would be that your isp has been associated with spamming or other nefarious anti-lfs activity and hence you have been blacklisted. But maybe not...
 
Old 01-25-2007, 12:09 PM   #5
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Same thing happened to me when I posted to the hlfs-dev list. Their spam filter is probably set too strictly. No one ever reviews it though.
 
Old 01-26-2007, 09:01 AM   #6
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Same thing happened to me when I posted to the hlfs-dev list. Their spam filter is probably set too strictly. No one ever reviews it though.

Thats pretty wack! So did your posts ever go through? Or you just let it go and forgot about it?
 
Old 01-26-2007, 09:27 AM   #7
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Nope, still waiting... I'm subscribed to the list though. I just can't post.
 
Old 01-26-2007, 10:49 AM   #8
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So much for support ah...
 
Old 01-26-2007, 11:03 AM   #9
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I think I found the problem. It doesn't want to accept mail from my gmail account... It's probably blocking free email accounts or maybe the specific server. I signed up with my work email address (which I really didn't want to do) and it works fine.

Note: I sent the same email message from both accounts using the same computer. One sent from gmail's website and the other using Thunderbird with my work email account.

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Old 01-27-2007, 04:03 AM   #10
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I thought of that too, but when you look at some of the reply's to posts you can see that many who posted have a gmail account.
 
Old 01-27-2007, 07:56 AM   #11
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Then it's probably the way they're using gmail. Maybe they're not going through the gmail site to submit their email. You can also configure thunderbird or any email client to send email with your gmail account. It's something that gets added to the headers that their spam filter doesn't like.
 
Old 01-27-2007, 11:43 AM   #12
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Angeliqe, you were exactly right. I tried to post via thunderbird and it was successfully posted. Thank you for your help.
 
Old 01-28-2007, 04:03 AM   #13
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I've noticed this also. It would seem they shouldn't accept users that uses webmail accouts.

How can you send a message if it won't accept your email? Maybe I don't have a isp email account either!

Just a thought.
 
Old 01-28-2007, 07:58 AM   #14
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It will accept gmail's email. You just have to set it up in Thunderbird (or some email client) instead of using gmail's website to send the message. Yahoo also let's you do this if you pay them. It would be nice if they posted some kind of warning though. You can still use a web-based email service as long as you can send it directly from your machine and not from the web.
 
Old 01-28-2007, 04:14 PM   #15
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It maybe a html thing. My webmail account sends email in html by default, whereas most email clients including Thunderbird use plaintext by default. Quite a bit of spam arrives in html so that might be it.
 
  


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