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Forum: The Off-Topic Lounge 21 May 2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4,664
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Posted By n5bb
Got any good GAGS to tickle our funny bones?

Got any good GAGS to tickle our funny bones?
Forum: FastMail Forum 20 May 2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 916
Posted By n5bb
Arrow Action of undelete on messages delivered to Trash by a rule or plus+addressing

I heard from Fastmail staff. In the situation I described (message moved to Trash by a rule or plus+address target):
If the message is from an address you have an identity for, it will be moved to...
Forum: FastMail Forum 20 May 2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 916
Posted By n5bb
After some testing, I found inconsistent results...

After some testing, I found inconsistent results when attempting to undelete messages from the Trash folder which were delivered there using one of the three available methods:
Plus+addressing to...
Forum: The Off-Topic Lounge 18 May 2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4,664
Views: 906,834
Posted By n5bb
which might be living in your RUGS

which might be living in your RUGS
Forum: FastMail Forum 18 May 2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 232
Posted By n5bb
The only thing worse than too much spam is too...

The only thing worse than too much spam is too many false positives! :eek: I understand your concern and hope your family and friends get this repaired.

Bill
Forum: The Off-Topic Lounge 18 May 2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 750
Views: 97,866
Posted By n5bb
and where she will stop nobody knows.

and where she will stop nobody knows.
Forum: FastMail Forum 18 May 2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 232
Posted By n5bb
Have you tried testing this yourself? I tried...

Have you tried testing this yourself? I tried this with my Yahoo test account and I can't duplicate your problem. I sent several test messages containing a link to this forum...
Forum: FastMail Forum 18 May 2019, 04:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 232
Posted By n5bb
This thread was about false positives when...

This thread was about false positives when receiving email at Fastmail, but I will comment on your issues.

Email providers have made changes over the past few years to reduce spam. You may be...
Forum: The Off-Topic Lounge 17 May 2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 750
Views: 97,866
Posted By n5bb
But we ask, "Is the universe rational...

But we ask, "Is the universe rational (https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/schopenhauer/)"?
Forum: FastMail Forum 17 May 2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 232
Posted By n5bb
Arrow A few ideas on reducing false positives

I suggest that you not post the complete full headers of any email (for security and privacy reasons). But you can post these headers:
X-Spam-known-sender (yes or no part only)
X-Spam-score
...
Forum: The Off-Topic Lounge 16 May 2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 4,664
Views: 906,834
Posted By n5bb
Then grab them and give them some HUGS.

Then grab them and give them some HUGS.
Forum: The Off-Topic Lounge 16 May 2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 750
Views: 97,866
Posted By n5bb
She sells seashells by the sea shore.

She sells seashells by the sea shore.
Forum: FastMail Forum 15 May 2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 484
Posted By n5bb
Fastmail attachment limit is about 50 MB, compared to outlook.com 34 MB

As already noted, very few services will accept 150 MB attachments! As far as I can see, the only way to increase the outlook.com attachment size to that 150 MB maximum limit is if you have an...
Forum: FastMail Forum 15 May 2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 385
Posted By n5bb
Use subdomain if you get random alias spam

I donít notice very many random alias spam messages to my personal domain these days, probably because Fastmail is blocking more messages at the SMTP acceptance stage. So a few months ago I...
Forum: FastMail Forum 15 May 2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 385
Posted By n5bb
Yes, Terry ó I wasnít sure, so I tested this...

Yes, Terry ó I wasnít sure, so I tested this before I made my first post about the topic. Fastmail has been cleaning up and simplifying things the last couple of years, and they probably changed this...
Forum: FastMail Forum 14 May 2019, 10:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 385
Posted By n5bb
Arrow Use search for X-Delivered-To header

The idea is good but thatís the wrong header. You need to use X-Delivered-To to discover the address used to deliver a message to the Fastmail incoming SMTP server. The X-Resolved-to header shows the...
Forum: FastMail Forum 14 May 2019, 10:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 385
Posted By n5bb
Arrow You canít rely on an identity to exist after you remove an alias

I donít understand this claim - why do you think itís true? When you delete an alias, the associated identity is immediately deleted automatically.

Try this yourself - create a new alias and an...
Forum: FastMail Forum 13 May 2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 422
Posted By n5bb
My Fastmail spam filter is working better now...

My Fastmail spam filter is working better now than ever before, so I have no need for such special rules. For a long time I discarded messages with spam scores >10, then I disabled that rule a few...
Forum: FastMail Forum 13 May 2019, 06:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 385
Posted By n5bb
The only think a user can do directly is an...

The only think a user can do directly is an account restore. This restores deleted folders and email messages, but does not restore any of our settings (such as Aliases or Identities).

Adding an...
Forum: FastMail Forum 12 May 2019, 05:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 422
Posted By n5bb
I have placed in full view with no protection an...

I have placed in full view with no protection an alias address on my small personal website for over a decade. I get very little spam to that address. Nearly all the spam I receive is sent to the...
Forum: FastMail Forum 10 May 2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 916
Posted By n5bb
Arrow Trash and Spam folders to not allow web created subfolders

You are changing the stated issue.

Your original post says that the message was filed into the Trash folder by a rule. So if you later try to manually undelete that message, where would you want...
Forum: FastMail Forum 10 May 2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 291
Posted By n5bb
The help page says: The example given is where it...

The help page says:
The example given is where it is needed - forwarding to Gmail if SPF is the only reason a message is rejected.

However, the DMARC standard makes use of both DKIM and SPF, and it...
Forum: FastMail Forum 6 May 2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By n5bb
Arrow Fastmail Squire HTML editor and pasting into compose screen message body

Remember that HTML in an email isn't exactly the same as HTML support for web pages. For example, there are security implications for code you send in an email which is running in the browser of a...
Forum: The Off-Topic Lounge 3 May 2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4,664
Views: 906,834
Posted By n5bb
Look for hidden CUES.

Look for hidden CUES.
Forum: FastMail Forum 3 May 2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 683
Posted By n5bb
Was this thread inspired by this news about Gmail...

Was this thread inspired by this news about Gmail becoming the first major email provider to add MTA-STS...
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