[Ksummit-discuss] If you are using gmail, check your spam folders

Randy Dunlap rdunlap at infradead.org
Wed Jun 4 16:18:18 UTC 2014


On 06/04/2014 06:06 AM, Theodore Ts'o wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Unfortunately, it's come to my attention that at least two people who
> are using GMail had their invites trapped as spam.  This is despite
> the fact that I went to careful lengths to make sure that the
> invitation passed both SPF and DKIM checks.  A forwarded message from
> Greg K-H from his Gmail spam folder confirmed that whatever got
> GMail's anti-spam filters upset, it wasn't SPF or DKIM.  (The From
> address was tytso at thunk.org, specifically so the SPF would pass, and
> so the SPF identity would == the DKIM identity.)

I often get rejects from gmail when I reply to email and one of the
Cc:s is torvalds@, akpm@, or gregkh@  linux-foundation.org (which is
using gmail).  It's all bogus AFAIK.  It's just Linux patch-related stuff.

> I'm trying to investigate this internally inside Google, but in the
> meantime, if you are using Gmail as your mail reader, plesae check
> your spam filters.  I apologize in advance for the inconvenience.

Good. Hope that works for you.

-- 
~Randy


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