[Alpine-info] bouncing emails changes From and Date headers
pine at jamescharles.eu
Sun Apr 11 19:49:55 PDT 2010
On Thu, 8 Apr 2010, Jeff Bastian wrote:
> > This is really weird, Jeff. I'm going to send to you the message I
> > bounced to my yahoo account along with its full header as an
> > attachment to the next message. I don't see why it is doing this to
> > you and not to me. It seems familiar to me, though, like I was having
> > this kind of problem once, but it might have been something different,
> > like changing my email address in Alpine without registering it on
> > Gmail.
> > So, when you bounce the message, what address are you bouncing from?
> > I think it has to be one of the addresses registered with your gmail
> > account or you'll have a problem -- maybe that's what's happening.
> I'm just using my normal gmail address, no aliases or anything fancy
> like Google Apps.
> Maybe some of their SMTP servers have different configurations? I
> noticed alpine flashed in the status bar that it was going through
> 1e100.net (some of Google's new servers are in this domain now). Maybe
> 1e100.net does things slightly differently? I'm just speculating now...
Could it be your ISP forcing an SMTP server on one of you? I think I've
heard of this in the past, whereby any connection on the SMTP port is
redirected to the ISP's server, regardless of what address you specify.
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