pspeed at progeeks.com
Tue Oct 2 07:11:07 PDT 2007
Paul Speed wrote:
> Robert Osfield wrote:
>> On 8/27/07, Jean-Sébastien Guay <jean-sebastien.guay at polymtl.ca> wrote:
>>>> It seems to me to not have received the original Robert message, It is
>>>> not the first ime I got a reply to a message I' ve never received.
>>>> has it occured to anyone else?
>>> Yes, me. No idea why, nor how to fix it, but I've seen it happen about
>>> 3 times in the last week...
>> Mailman on the new dreamhost server doesn't seem to be as reliable as
>> it should be. I am no mail, mailman or web admin expert so I can't say
>> why exact these problems exist. Is it a dreamhost problem on
>> delivery? Is is peoples on mail servers rejecting mail?
>> Just a point of reference, the last time we moved mailing list servers
>> there was quite a bit of fallout w.r.t the mail server being
>> blacklisted so people wouldn't receive mail from it. The blacklisting
>> can be a local issue or one centrally managed.
>> I suspect this is an issue with false positives where spam filters and
>> blacklisting is used as much as anything else.
> For what it's worth, I too have missed several e-mails from the list...
> some from you specifically. I know about them because I see the responses.
> I only mention it because a) I have basically no spam filtering at all,
> and b) I receive many other messages (from you specifically) just fine.
> Just adding evidence (or removing possible red herrings) for anyone
> trying to debug this issue.
Interesting that I'm just now seeing this. I didn't realize how many
messages I was actually missing until they started coming in over the
last four days... several hundred and still coming it looks like.
Kind of fun to relive a little history I guess though I did initially
freak when the list traffic spiked. :) One of the oddest mailing list
quirks I've seen in a while.
No action required, just commiserating.
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