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From Santiago Gala <santiago.g...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: GMail + Community@a.o == problem
Date Thu, 28 May 2009 12:31:25 GMT
El mié, 27-05-2009 a las 10:48 -0700, Luciano Resende escribió:
> On Wed, May 27, 2009 at 10:38 AM, Santiago Gala <santiago.gala@gmail.com> wrote:
> > El mar, 26-05-2009 a las 23:10 +0800, Niclas Hedhman escribió:
> >> Gang,
> >> not sure if this is the right list or not.
> >>
> >> When I became Committer some years ago, I was told that I had to
> >> subscribe to community@a.o with my niclas@apache.org email address.
> >>
> >> Now, recently, when I have started to use GMail as my primary mail
> >> client, this poses a problem. The Apache Mailing List handler (ezmlm,
> >> I guess) insist that mail coming from GMail accounts are
> >> hedhman@gmail.com, even the GMail is set up to support the
> >> niclas@apache.org mail address. It seems it checks either Return-Path
> >> or Sender headers instead of FROM, and GMail sets the previous two to
> >> hedhman@gmail.com.
> >> On many lists, I have gotten complaints from moderators, which
> >> eventually allow my posts through, BUT community@a.o is set up without
> >> moderation and instead bounce the message.
> >>
> >> Hence, I can't post to community@apache.org. And I can imagine this
> >> being an awfully common situation among committers, and irritations
> >> from moderators. Is it something that could be (or is) looked into??
> >>
> >
> > I'm in exactly the same situation. I commented about it a couple years n
> > IRC and members, IIRC. Without any change.
> >
> 
> A workaround would be to subscribe your gmail account directly.
> 

IIRC, community is special in that:
a) is not moderated
b) allows only post from apache.org addresses

I might be wrong, this is what I seem to recall from when it was
created, a loooong time ago :)

Regards
Santiago


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