[svlug] Boxbe and mailing lists

Bill Ward bill at wards.net
Tue Jun 28 09:07:48 PDT 2011


I get maybe one or two spams a day, which is easy for me to deal with, and
very few false positives. Plus it lets me use my vanity domain.

On Tue, Jun 28, 2011 at 9:06 AM, Bill Teeple <bill at teeple.tv> wrote:

> And apparently - he won't get this response either?!
>
> B
>
> PS - Although GMAIL does have fine spam filters... they aren't all that.  I
> use Google Apps and employ the Postini spam filters and they are about
> 60-75% more effective on my junk mail than just standard filters alone.
>
>
>
> --
>
> Bill Teeple
> San Jose, CA
>
> Google Voice:   (408) 634-6299
> Google Chat:    teeple
> Google E-Mail:  teeple at gmail.com
>
> On Jun 28, 2011, at 8:53 AM, Bill Ward wrote:
>
> > I recently sent a message to the svlug mailing list, and got this in
> response. Apparently one of the subscribers, dhanawindow at gmail.com, uses
> this service to screen his/her email for spam. However I find it incredibly
> rude to do so when you're on a mailing list. Forcing each person who posts
> to the mailing list to jump through hoops to deliver it to one subscriber is
> a bit much, especially since this user is on gmail which already has
> excellent spam filters.
> >
> > Don't make your need to avoid spam other people's problem. If you use
> this boxbe service, turn it off for mailing list mail or don't subscribe to
> mailing lists.
> >
> >
> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > From: <noreply at boxbe.com>
> > Date: Tue, Jun 28, 2011 at 1:31 AM
> > Subject: Re: Re: [svlug] Computer programming courses during summer?
> (Action Required)
> > To: Bill Ward <bill at wards.net>
> >
> >
> > Hello Bill Ward,
> >
> > Your message about "Re: [svlug] Computer programming courses during
> summer?" was waitlisted.
> >
> > Please add yourself to my Guest List so your messages will be delivered
> to my Inbox. Use the link below.
> >
> > Click here to deliver your message
> >
> > Thank you,
> > dhanawindow at gmail.com
> >
> >
> > Powered by Boxbe -- "End Email Overload"
> >
> >
> >
> > Final-Recipient: rfc822; dhanawindow at gmail.com
> > Diagnostic-Code: X-Boxbe-Notice; Sender not pre-approved.  Follow
> instructions in above notice
> > Status: 4.7.0
> >
> >
> >
> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > From: Bill Ward <bill at wards.net>
> > To: jim <jim at systemateka.com>
> > Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2011 01:30:09 -0700
> > Subject: Re: [svlug] Computer programming courses during summer?
> >
> >
> >
> >
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>


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