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Re: [LUG] List Changes


On 17/02/17 11:51, Brad Rogers via list wrote:
> On Fri, 17 Feb 2017 06:54:16 +0000 (GMT)
> Gordon Henderson via list <list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hello Gordon,
>> Can whoever did this explain why and what the reasoning was behind it?
> I'm not one of those responsible, but I can tell you why it's been
> done:  DMARC issues with companies like aol, yahoo and so on.
>> No other mailman list I use (or run) works like this. It's bloody
>> annoying.
> Depends on which version of mailman is being used whether it can be done
> or not.  There are other options in recent versions of mailman that can
> be used to mitigate DMARC issues. Also, if there's nobody on a mailing
> list using one of the companies named above for email, it won't be a
> problem, anyway.
> But yes, I find it bloody annoying too.  However, the MUA I use can be
> set up to work around most of the problems.

I don't know what DMARC is,  however on a note relating to yahoo it has
apparently been hacked again.    So if no one is using yahoo or aol
surely we can go back to the previous settings and encourage people to
use alternative services for e-mail.  



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