[Linux-aus] PSA: Messages sent through LA mailing lists being classified as SPAM

Hugh Blemings hugh at blemings.org
Wed Dec 14 11:46:52 AEDT 2016

On 14/12/2016 11:32, Andrew Donnellan wrote:
> On 15 January 2016 at 01:18, Russell Coker <russell at coker.com.au> wrote:
>> On Fri, 15 Jan 2016 12:30:45 AM Tim Connors wrote:
>>>> That appears to be the case.  One other thing to note is that most people
>>>> don't know how to configure these things.  When we discussed this issue
>>>> on the LUV list no-one pointed out how to solve it.
>>> Er yes we did.  We said it would be better to revert the changes, since
>>> the problems it created were greater than the non problems it solved.
>> The changes made by Yahoo, Google, and other companies can't be reverted by us
>> and won't be reverted by them.  We have to make our servers deal with it.
>> Changing the From header to indicate that mail came from a list causes no
>> problems apart from apparently messing up thread identification in mutt and
>> prevents mail from being inappropriately put in the Gmail spam folder (and
>> various other ways of dealing with messages that fail DKIM).
>> As for thread identification in mutt, if the dmarc_moderation_action option was
>> used then the threads would still be broken every time anyone sends a DKIM
>> signed message to it.
> Has anything been done about this? I'm still finding Linux-aus emails
> in my Spam folder and it looks like they're DKIM/DMARC failures.

My apologies, I've been trying to catch Steve and the admin team to 
discuss this further, the delay mine not theirs.

Thanks for your patience!


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