[Mailman-Users] Gmail eats MM messages

Dragon dragon at crimson-dragon.com
Wed Mar 14 18:51:39 CET 2007

Paul Tomblin wrote:
>Quoting Ryan Steele (steele at agora-net.com):
> > I have a user, foobar at gmail.com, who posts to a Mailman list hosted on
> > one of my servers.  According to my Exim and Mailman logs, it is
> > received by the MTA, passed on to Mailman, posted successfully, and sent
> > back out to all the recipients, including foobar at gmail.com.  However,
> > the email never shows up in foobar at gmail.com's inbox, spam folder, or
> > any other folder.  I went back to check the Exim log for failed or
> > delayed deliveries, only to find nothing (well, for foobar at gmail.com
> > anyways :-)
>One of the "features" of gmail is that it doesn't show you the return of
>mail that you sent to mailing list, only the one you sent (so without the
>mailing list subject line prefix, headers, etc).  It's annoying as hell if
>you ask me, but that's gmail for you.
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And yeah, Gmail does some stinky things. (I am not a fan of web mail 
in general, or even IMAP for that matter, give me a good MUA and POP3 
and I am happy).


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