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  • From: mIEKAL aND <>
  • To: nafex mailing list at ibiblio <>
  • Subject: Re: [nafex] anyone know why a lot of the NAFEX posts are going in my gmail spam filter?
  • Date: Wed, 30 Apr 2014 12:13:27 -0500

It's not a problem for me because I always check the spam filters, but
I imagine some people that have spam filters running are missing some
of these messages... What I don't understand is why if I clear a
certain address from spam, their messages continue to go in the spam
filter... uhg.

On Wed, Apr 30, 2014 at 11:55 AM, Lawrence London <>
> On Wed, Apr 30, 2014 at 11:08 AM, mIEKAL aND <> wrote:
>> I keep clicking that posts are not spam, yet they continue to go into
>> the spam filter... Something has changed in the last few weeks.
>> Lawrence?
> It has been happening to many people and a number of lists at ibiblio,
> including Midfex.
> The problem is exclusively Yahoo/AOL/MSN/etc/etc and their new email
> handling procedures.
> The messages will be appended to the list's archives but some (all?)
> members of this and other lists will, depending on the email service or
> email client app
> they use will either 1) not receive certain messages because their service
> or client filters them out and deletes them upstream or 2) you receive all
> list messages but some will be flagged as spam or possibly trash. If you
> think you are missing posts from this or other lists at ibiblio (or other
> lists on other servers) be sure to check your spam or trash folder and
> UNMARK them as "not spam" or move them out of the trash bin.Messages in
> question will be permanently archived where they were originally intended,
> i.e. inbox or some folder or Gmail "label" designated for archival of list
> posts. Miekal, once you unmark them as spam they stay that way but some new
> messages may be flagged as spam. The problem is with Yahoo, AOL and other
> services adding unorthodox or non standard (different from the standards
> the Gmail and other services use) headers or header information inserted in
> existing headers or something else entirely. There is a technical article
> on what has been happening on the web and I posted it here a week or so
> ago, search the archives for the past two weeks or so.. There is not much
> any of us can do to fix this problem. It is likely to continue so I
> recommend everyone check their spam and trash folders before purging them
> Let me know if I can do more to help list subscribers manage this new
> problem.
> LL
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