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

Mark Foster blakjak at blakjak.net
Thu Jan 14 10:46:48 AEDT 2016

In the case of the SMX solution the error message returned is very descriptive of the reason the message was rejected (without identifying the trigger of course). This is how I detected the problem in the first place - mailman advising me of the bounces it had received.

On 14 January 2016 11:32:54 AM NZDT, Stephen Rothwell <lca at rothwell.id.au> wrote:
>On Thu, 14 Jan 2016 07:57:31 +1000 Adam Nielsen <a.nielsen at shikadi.net>
>> > Their spam engines are commercial in nature and whilst pretty
>> > accurate, do false-positive occasionally. It suggests that
>> > about the email content/payload matches an email previously
>> > as spam to one of the engines concerned.  
>> I run my own Spamassassin install and I've also had to whitelist
>> linux-aus otherwise many messages end up classified as spam.  This
>> isn't unique to linux-aus though, it affects many mailing lists.
>It would be nice if these commercial spam engines told the
>(non)receivers of email that they dropped as much information as
>spamassassin does ... assuming that the receiver wants that
>Stephen Rothwell
>linux-aus mailing list
>linux-aus at lists.linux.org.au

Sent from my Android device with K-9 Mail. Please excuse my brevity.
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