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Re: E-mail headers 101 (was: Can't find the DNS Servers)




On Monday 02 October 2017 06:39:00 Reco wrote:

> On Mon, Oct 02, 2017 at 06:26:08AM -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> > On Monday 02 October 2017 03:00:28 Reco wrote:
> > > 	Hi.
> > >
> > > On Sun, Oct 01, 2017 at 07:26:30PM -0700, Gary Roach wrote:
> > > > This is the second time I've tried to send this. The first one
> > > > just disappeared to the bit bucket I assume. So lets try again.
> > >
> > > It did not. Everyone on the list got it, I believe.
> >
> > You are using gmail. To gmail, the echo from the list is a
> > duplicate, and deleted. Just one of the reasons I left gmail.
>
> You misunderstood me.
> I meant that Gary Roach sent two different e-mails recently to this
> maillist.
> Both e-mails have similar contents.
> The one was replying to has this header:
>
>  Message-ID: <feaf8cc0-b6ad-d07d-f0ab-14f7b431f893@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>
> The one I saw but choose not to reply has this header:
>
>  Message-ID: <40d6cb1d-3867-1643-fbf6-49be4e1dacc3@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>
> Whatever evil sorcery GMail does with mails has nothing to do with
> this.
>
> Reco

I believe that "evil sorcery" is an accurate description. I had, several 
years ago now, a lengthy discussion regarding that over the LL with 
googles tech support. They were adamant that it was not open for 
discussion.  So I moved my list subscriptions, but left fetchmails 
access active, and still used it for PM's. A month or so later 
fetchmails logins became invalid intermittently, then permanently. Since 
I wasn't of a mind to waste another quarter argueing with a stone wall, 
I commented that poll stanza out of my .fetchmailrc. Shrug.

Cheers, Gene Heskett
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