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Re: Please fix the spam problem

From: Jeremy Pereira <jeremyp_at_jeremyp.net>
Date: 2006-11-15 14:05:01 CET

On 14 Nov 2006, at 20:55, Hal Vaughan wrote:

> Update:
>
> I was hoping to be gone by now, but heard from Mark at Intek who has
> said he'll whitelist tigris.org on that system and it should work.
> Hope it does.

But that's not what's broken. What is broken is that he is
forwarding the message marked as spam to the recipient in the RFC 822
header (users@subversion.tigris.org) instead of the RFC 821 envelope
recipient (cmills@intek.com).

I'm copying this to mark@intek.com in case he hasn't realised.

>
> Hal
>
> On Tuesday 14 November 2006 15:15, Hal Vaughan wrote:
>> On Tuesday 14 November 2006 12:51, Duncan Murdoch wrote:
>>> On 11/14/2006 12:11 PM, Lorin Johnson wrote:
>>>> This list is becoming annoying and unusable. Why did this start
>>>> today, but has never happened before?
>>>
>>> Blame it on cmills@intek.com (who is apparently subscribed to this
>>> list), or mark@intek.com (who is the listed contact), or whoever is
>>> in charge of sunboy.intek.com. They have Spamassassin configured
>>> incorrectly.
>>
>> I checked intek.com and saw that is is a small business, so I called
>> and it had a voice menu with a directory of first names. I tried
>> "Mark" and got an extension for him. Intek's number is (425)
>> 455-9935 and Mark's extension is 3410. His voice mailbox is full, so
>> I transferred to the receptionist/operator or whomever was at
>> extension 0 and left a message with her, explaining that he needed to
>> fix the spam filters on sunboy and that they were making the SVN list
>> unusable. (Even though I haven't posted in a while does not mean I
>> don't track discussions and try to learn more!) He is due back at
>> 12:30. Since they're in Washington state, I take it that means
>> within the next 20 minutes of when I'm writing this.
>>
>> The receptionist wanted my callback info so Mark could find out what
>> was going on. I told her to tell him to check sunboy's spam filter
>> and the SVN mailing list and if he needed more info than that, then
>> with all due respect, he should not be running their IT department.
>> I don't know if he'll call back, but it's mid November in Richmond
>> and it's 70 degrees, so for the next 25-35 miles I'm going to be out
>> on my bike today and won't be in to take Mark's call.
>>
>> I hope this fixes the problem and gives Mark a clue. I would not be
>> surprised if the reason his voice mail is full is because I'm not the
>> first one to complain to him.
>>
>> Hal
>>
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