alex black wrote:
would be good to have an SPF record for rubyonrails.com so my spam
filter doesn’t (occasionally) misinterpret list messages as spam…
also, SPF records are a good thing,
That wouldn’t work. Mailman, the list server software for this list,
forwards the mail that you send to everyone on the list, so you are the
sender. You, and everyone else who contributes to this list, would have
to have an SPF record that noted that rubyonrails.com was allowed to
forward mail for them. This means that if you use gmail, you need to
convince Google to add this record.
Actually, the reason that some messages are being marked as spam is
probably because the sender has an SPF record that doesn’t include
rubyonrails.com as a source.
Rubyonrails.com would have to switch to software that resent the mail
from some user at rubyonrails.com.
(By the way, if you are checking on what I am saying, look at someone
else’s mail, not this one. I am reading this as a newsgroup through
I agree that SPF records are a good thing, but this issue of forwarding
is a thorny one which has not been solved.