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Forum: FastMail Forum 6 Oct 2021, 11:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,263
Posted By JeremyNicoll
Actually it is, but you have to open the Advanced...

Actually it is, but you have to open the Advanced part of the definitions and turn off FM's assumption that the identity will use an external SMTP server, whereupon the fields for server settings...
Forum: FastMail Forum 5 Oct 2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,263
Posted By JeremyNicoll
Well, according to my notes, it meant that exact...

Well, according to my notes, it meant that exact literal value. I wish I'd kept a screenshot of it before I deleted it a few days ago, because - of course - I can't be certain.


Maybe, but it's...
Forum: Email Help Needed! 5 Oct 2021, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,877
Posted By JeremyNicoll
You said you'd "sent a support request"... ...

You said you'd "sent a support request"... Where to?

I rather had the impression that Mozilla support is forum-based. I just had a quick look at the online support pages and did a search for

...
Forum: FastMail Forum 5 Oct 2021, 07:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,263
Posted By JeremyNicoll
name: "Jeremy Nicoll - asterisk fastmail" ...

name: "Jeremy Nicoll - asterisk fastmail"
value: "*.letterboxes.org"

and all my other identities were normal - ie a name and a valid email address.
Forum: Email Help Needed! 5 Oct 2021, 07:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,877
Posted By JeremyNicoll
The lower half of the screenshot looks to be...

The lower half of the screenshot looks to be exactly like you'd expect the html (rich text) part of an email to look like if you viewed it in a text editor - ie normal html.

The upper part of the...
Forum: FastMail Forum 5 Oct 2021, 12:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,263
Posted By JeremyNicoll
It might be because your example (which is...

It might be because your example (which is presumably based on how you used wildcard identities) was for *@service.letterboxes.org so presumably whenever you used that wildcard it was letting you...
Forum: FastMail Forum 4 Oct 2021, 01:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,263
Posted By JeremyNicoll
OK, I agree. But I described editing available...

OK, I agree. But I described editing available to a /personal/ domain, ie one owned and used by a single person. I have no experience of how FM's system works with multiple users (in either...
Forum: FastMail Forum 4 Oct 2021, 01:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,263
Posted By JeremyNicoll
I'll try again... Right now you have registered...

I'll try again... Right now you have registered [email protected] as one of your addresses, and have a wildcard definition *@service.letterboxes.org that lets you do what you later...
Forum: Email Help Needed! 4 Oct 2021, 01:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,877
Posted By JeremyNicoll
I'm not a Thunderbird user, but if it's like...

I'm not a Thunderbird user, but if it's like Firefox it may have optional extensions. Firefox problems are very often due to extensions (because their authors don't continually update them for newer...
Forum: FastMail Forum 2 Oct 2021, 09:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,263
Posted By JeremyNicoll
I wrote the "They should probably also...

I wrote the "They should probably also disallow..." part before I read how xyzzy uses eg *@service.letterboxes.org so clearly they'd need to allow that sort of thing.

It also occurs to me that...
Forum: FastMail Forum 2 Oct 2021, 08:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,263
Posted By JeremyNicoll
Yes of course. I think verification is a good...

Yes of course. I think verification is a good thing.

That's not the point I raised in my ticket with FM. The point is that, having an alias of the form "*@letterboxes.org", the Verify logic is...
Forum: FastMail Forum 1 Oct 2021, 09:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,263
Posted By JeremyNicoll
In the example I raised as a ticket [PTN...

In the example I raised as a ticket [PTN 1471033], my wildcard alias was for

*@letterboxes.org

[For anyone else reading this, that's one of the FM-owned domains that anyone can use.]

I have a...
Forum: FastMail Forum 1 Oct 2021, 09:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,177
Posted By JeremyNicoll
Thanks for replying here. When I first...

Thanks for replying here.

When I first mentioned the possible problem of inappropriate words (and indeed even the numeric part might have significance - eg "0007" would perhaps not be a good...
Forum: FastMail Forum 30 Sep 2021, 03:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,263
Posted By JeremyNicoll
Interesting. I don't host a domain with FM so...

Interesting. I don't host a domain with FM so most of my usable identities are defined with one or other of the many domains that FM own.

A few are defined in terms of a domain I own that's hosted...
Forum: FastMail Forum 29 Sep 2021, 09:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,177
Posted By JeremyNicoll
That might cause a problem if the chosen words...

That might cause a problem if the chosen words are somehow inappropriate for the recipient's organisation. For example if you use a masked email address to talk to your local Police and the word...
Forum: FastMail Forum 28 Aug 2021, 07:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,633
Posted By JeremyNicoll
The most obvious advantage of a local client is...

The most obvious advantage of a local client is being able to access old emails when one doesn't have an internet connection. As connections have got faster and more stable that's less of an issue,...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 23 Aug 2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,078
Posted By JeremyNicoll
I think it maybe depends on where the timestamps...

I think it maybe depends on where the timestamps are in the mails.

A timestamp in a Date: header is meant to be set by the software that composes the mail. Others get set by the process that sends...
Forum: FastMail Forum 16 Aug 2021, 02:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,147
Posted By JeremyNicoll
Your biggest problem will come if some of the...

Your biggest problem will come if some of the recipients don't recognise that they expected to get that mail from you.

This is a problem for newsletters sent to members of clubs and societies, as...
Forum: Email Help Needed! 14 Aug 2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,833
Posted By JeremyNicoll
Considering how often I define rules under...

Considering how often I define rules under RoundCube it's truly amazing that what I wrote there was wrong! RC does not store its rules in alphabetical order by name - one has to drag them into a...
Forum: Email Help Needed! 13 Aug 2021, 05:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,833
Posted By JeremyNicoll
Anywhere that has RoundCube installed (provided...

Anywhere that has RoundCube installed (provided it's an uptodate instance not ancient) allows that, I think. The provider I use which has RoundCube has its "managesieve" plugin installed; I don't...
Forum: Email Help Needed! 12 Aug 2021, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,528
Posted By JeremyNicoll
"Refresh the page" means webmail ... so are all...

"Refresh the page" means webmail ... so are all the different computers that experience this (always) on the same LAN? Do you use any of them elsewhere and have the same problem?

Have you tried...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 12 Aug 2021, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,736
Posted By JeremyNicoll
The usual problem applies... If they're doing...

The usual problem applies...

If they're doing all this for free, how are they getting any income?

I had a quick read of their Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service. There's clearly going to be a...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 12 Aug 2021, 04:09 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 26,830
Posted By JeremyNicoll
I think it's a huge improvement. ...

I think it's a huge improvement. Thank-you!




It's much easier to assimilate; one gets to see the major items then think about whether or not one's interested in the other things as they're...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 7 Aug 2021, 05:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,090
Posted By JeremyNicoll
The actual registration is not held by the...

The actual registration is not held by the registrar, so if they go belly-up everything will continue to work until your domain is due for renewal.

IANA - see:...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 7 Aug 2021, 05:27 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 26,830
Posted By JeremyNicoll
As a bystander reading this thread, yesterday I...

As a bystander reading this thread, yesterday I went to your website to form a view of how easy it is to understand your information.

My first impression was puzzlement; I could see that "Basic" had...
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