[ltp] re: fails list posting

Steven J. Owens linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Tue, 10 Apr 2012 23:57:03 +0000


On Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 10:38:48AM -0500, Dan Saint-Andre wrote:
>     I routinely try and reply to Linux-Thinkpad list postings.  I try to
> alter the subject lines and sift and prune and do the right things with my
> replies. Routinely, I get MAILER-DAEMON messages that announce that my
> posting has failed for spam or blacklist or other reasons.

     Just a thought, but are you sure those messages are from the
Linux-Thinkpad mailer daemon?  They might be response from individual
list members' MTAs or spam filters.

     Granted, the list sets the reply-to header, so any auto-replies
should be going back to the mailing list manager, but the above is the
first idea that springs to mind.

     Also, on general principle you should check to see if your host
(or mail service) is block-listed with any of the anti-spam sites.

Steven J. Owens
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