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Re: bugzilla fyi - gmail marks new account confirmation as spam

From: Michael(tm) Smith <mike@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2008 17:21:28 +0900
To: "Michael A. Puls II" <shadow2531@gmail.com>
Cc: public-html <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20080616082126.GB17962@sideshowbarker>
"Michael A. Puls II" <shadow2531@gmail.com>, 2008-06-16 04:02 -0400:

> Just an FYI:
> I enter my gmail address at
> <http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/createaccount.cgi> and never got a
> response. But, it turns out that I actually did. Gmail tagged it as
> spam.

Yeah, at least one other person has told me the same thing
happened to them. So for anybody using Gmail -- or in general,
anybody who has tried to open a Bugzilla account and never
received the confirmation mail -- check you spam-flagged messages.

BTW, I'd be curious to find out exactly what spamminess in the
messages is causing Gmail to flag them. If we can find that out, I
might possibly be able to get a change made to prevent it from


Michael(tm) Smith

Received on Monday, 16 June 2008 08:22:07 UTC

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