ignored_mailbox at yahoo.com.au
Wed Jul 5 16:03:33 UTC 2006
On Wed, 2006-07-05 at 10:13 -0500, Gene Heskett wrote:
> They also filter your email "to stop virus etc" and there is no way to
> opt out except to have everyone use a special address (change the
> verizon in my address to verizononline) to send me an email that
> supposedly bypasses this filtering. When I tried to sign up for
> wengophone, I wanted to do that, but there was no way they
> (wengophone) would accept an email address that didn't match the one
> in the headers of the message they received. So I'm screwed & didn't
> even get kissed.
Did you change all the settings in a suitable manner? Making sure that
the message came from you with a "from" address like that, and didn't
have a "reply-to" address (specifically with a different one).
Checking that a poster's "from" address comes from the same domain as
the server isn't a viable thing to do. Only in some cases is it going
to match, and it doesn't *have* to in any. If it were, fewer of us
would be on this list, we don't all use a mail account from our ISP.
The other obvious thing would be to try setting up those sorts of thing
from a completely different mail service (the dreaded Hotmail, Yahoo, or
another). I rarely use an ISP mail service for another reason: If I
want to leave the ISP, because it began to suck or something, I'll lose
the address, and lose everything else that got associated with it.
(Currently running FC4, occasionally trying FC5.)
Don't send private replies to my address, the mailbox is ignored.
I read messages from the public lists.
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