Fw: Meta question: disappearing posts (was Re: calculating aself.value, self.randomnum = normalvariate(x, y))

Hendrik van Rooyen mail at microcorp.co.za
Thu Jun 25 09:18:32 CEST 2009


Below is one that just disappeared, without any feedback:
(unless I just missed it)
- Hendrik

----- Original Message -----
From: "Hendrik van Rooyen" <mail at microcorp.co.za>
To: "Aahz" <aahz at pythoncraft.com>; <python-list at python.org>
Sent: Wednesday, June 24, 2009 10:08 AM
Subject: Re: Meta question: disappearing posts (was Re: calculating aself.value,
self.randomnum = normalvariate(x, y))


> "Aahz" <aa..craft.com> wrote:
>
> > While that's also a bug in Mailman (I have a long-standing to-do item to
> > fix that), there are also plenty of posts that simply aren't showing up
> > in c.l.py.  As I said, I'm pretty sure (based on what was happening with
> > c.l.py.announce) that it's some kind of weird problem with the mail->news
> > gateway with MIME posts.
>
> I have lately had some posts returned with a "seems to be forged" message.
> Two reasons for that:
> - first is if I use the smtp server from our local telco - saix - then there
is
>   no apparent relationship between where the message comes from and
>   where it comes from, if you follow my Irish...
> - Second is if the same telco assigns me an IP that has been put on a list
>   of bad boy IPs.
>
> So it is kind of pot luck if you see this message or not.
>
> - Hendrik
>





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