[Mageia-discuss] Testing after resubscription

Len Lawrence tarazed25 at gmail.com
Sun Apr 22 23:37:24 CEST 2012

On 22/04/12 03:27, andre999 wrote:
> Maarten Vanraes a écrit :
>> Op zondag 22 april 2012 00:16:07 schreef Len Lawrence:
>>> Just to find out what happens when I post to the list.  None of my
>>> postings from my gmail address show up but the replies do so it looks
>>> like the messages do get through.  I had been receiving bounce and hold
>>> messages from the list moderator saying that I am a non-member although
>>> everything had run smoothly for a year before that.  I unsubscribed and
>>> subscribed under my new email address but the situation has not 
>>> changed;
>>> never see my own posts and bounce messages still arrive in my old
>>> mailbox.  Sympa or whatever should no longer even know my old address.
>>> If anybody sees this could they examine the mail headers and confirm
>>> that it comes from tarazed25 at gmail.com.
>>> Nobody needs this kind of mess in the middle of beta testing.
>>> Cheers
>>> Len
>> i've had this problem for ages when i used gmail before.
>> afaiu, it's like this:
>> you're using gmail, but with smtp and imap clients (not the web).
>> now as you all know, when you send an email from gmail webclient, and 
>> you send
>> a message to an alias or a maillist which then delivers it back to 
>> you, you
>> don't have doubles in your thread, but you do see your own email 
>> right away.
>> This "feature" which breaks rfc's, results in the fact that when you 
>> do use
>> imap client, you do not see the deliveries of your own sent email.
>> the only mail you see is the one you sent in your Sent folder.
>> as a result, you are constant in the unknown, because emails you send 
>> out, and
>> should receive, you don't receive them.
>> this behavior is so with aliasses and mailing lists. there is one 
>> exception,
>> and that is if you registered your alias in the web client.
>> the problem is that you can hardly do this with mailing lists... of 
>> course.
>> i've tried several times to tell them to turn off this "feature", but 
>> they
>> don't seem to want to do that.
>> my response was not using gmail anymore, i've now set up my own email 
>> server
>> and domain.
>> now, my threads are not broken and i get emails from aliases and 
>> mailinglists
>> even if i do send them myself.
>> Regards,
>> AL13N
> I've never had that problem using pop access on gmail for mailing lists.
> (I haven't used gmail for mageia lists, but for a number of other lists.)
> It might be something in your gmail setup.  (There are a lot of options.)
> I've never tried using imap, but if you are using imap, it isn't hard 
> to change to pop.
> Depending how the user agent is configured, email can be left on the 
> server with pop access, just like the imap default.  (Which I do when 
> travelling.)
> Regards,
Right I shall follow that up.  Did not realize there was a choice.



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